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Police chief didn’t know door where students were killed was open: report

The police chief of the faculty city where 4 University of Idaho students were slain final month has admitted that he was unaware {that a} neighbor reported seeing the door of their residence broad open on the morning of the murders.

Moscow Police Chief James Frye appeared taken again when requested about an unnamed neighbor’s declare that the door wasn’t shut about 8:30 a.m. Nov. 13, the day Kaylee Goncalves, 21, Madison Mogen, 21, Xana Kernodle, 20, and Ethan Chapin, 20, are believed to have been killed within the early hours.

“I’m not even sure where that came from, to be quite honest,” Frye told the Daily Mail on Thursday, including that it was the primary time he had heard something about an open door.

The chief additionally stated he may neither verify nor deny the report.

“I don’t even know the answer to that one. If I did, I would probably comment on that but I don’t know the answer whether the door was open,” he instructed the outlet.

Moscow Police Chief James Frye
“I’m not even sure where that came from, to be quite honest,” Moscow Police Chief James Frye stated a few report about an open door.
James Keivom

Goncalves and Mogen were believed to be in the identical mattress on the third ground when their our bodies were found. Kernodle and Chapin, who were relationship, additionally were collectively in a mattress on the second ground.

Two different roommates, who lived on the primary ground where the door was allegedly left ajar, survived the bloodbath.

Slain University of Idaho students
Slain University of Idaho students Ethan Chapin, 20, Madison Mogen, 21, Xana Kernodle, 20, and Kaylee Goncalves, 21.

On Wednesday, police stated they were trying to find the occupants of a white Hyundai Elantra who could have “critical information” associated to the stunning crime, which left the neighborhood reeling.

Despite help from the FBI, authorities seem to don’t have any suspects, haven’t publicly launched a profile of the doable killer and haven’t discovered the homicide weapon, believed to be a big knife.

Frye has insisted that the case isn’t turning chilly.

Meanwhile, police have launched new physique cam video that was recorded on the day of the killings close to the three-story residence.

Home where students were killed
Authorities seem to don’t have any suspects and haven’t discovered the homicide weapon.
James Keivom

The footage — which was unrelated to the murders and obtained via a public data request — captured plainclothes officers stopping three students suspected of underage consuming about 2:50 a.m., Fox News reported.

They were reportedly stopped a few tenth of a mile from the off-campus residence on King Road where the 4 students were killed.

The three University of Idaho students who were stopped were not concerned within the crime, police confused.

“Investigators working on the current homicide case are aware of the footage, they have reviewed it and all the details associated with it and have determined it is not related,” police instructed Fox News in a press release.

In the video, the Sigma Chi fraternity — where Kernodle and Chapin had attended a celebration shortly earlier than they were killed — will be seen within the background.  

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