Kelly Goncalves, one of the four University of Idaho students brutally murdered on Nov. 13, told others she “may have had a stalker” before she was killed, but authorities have not confirmed that information. Can, the police said. Wednesday.
“We have information through some of our interviews that Kelly made some comments about a stalker,” Moscow police Capt. Roger Lanier told reporters Wednesday.
“We’ve followed up with sightings in specific time frames and specific areas of the town. So far, we haven’t been able to confirm this, but we haven’t found that piece of information.”
Police previously said they had received “hundreds of pieces of information” about Goncalves possibly being pursued.
Goncalves and Madison Maughan returned to their three-story off-campus residence around 1:45 a.m. on Nov. 13 after going to a local bar and stopping at a food truck.
Goncalves made several calls to her ex-boyfriend between 2:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m., but they went unanswered. Police say her ex-boyfriend is not a suspect.
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Ethan Chapin and Zana Kurnodel, who were dating, returned home around 1:45 a.m. after attending a party at the Sigma Chi house on campus.
Police believe they were stabbed to death with a “fixed-blade knife” between 3:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. All four victims were stabbed multiple times and some had defensive wounds.
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Someone called 911 shortly before noon from the phone of one of the two surviving roommates to report an “unconscious person.”
No suspects have been identified and police have not located the murder weapon, but Jim Clement, a retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent And an expert in criminal behavior analysis previously told Fox News Digital that the killer likely knew the victims or was familiar with their habits.
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“It is a most dangerous crime to go into different rooms in the middle of the night with six persons in an occupied house, unless he knows one or more persons.” Clement told Fox News Digital.
“So, here’s my first take on this: This criminal didn’t just randomly choose that location, he targeted one or more people who were there. Now, that could be because he Has a relationship or past relationship with someone. More of them, or may be pursuing one or more of them.”
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More than 100 law enforcement officers from the FBI, Idaho State Police, and the Moscow Police Department have asked authorities to be patient as they investigate more than 1,000 tips and 103 pieces of evidence.
“We all want to understand why this happened and what drove someone to do this,” Moscow Police Chief James Fry said Wednesday.
Fox News’ Stephanie Pagonis contributed to this report.