The Idaho police chief, who is leading the investigation into the deaths of four college students, said he has no regrets about how the investigation was conducted. it was It was handled correctly, even though it suggested that he was confident that he would reach a “conclusion”.
But James Fry, chief of the Moscow Police Department in the small city of 25,000, also admitted that he had no idea where the killer was.
The stabbing of students in an unsolved case on November 13th has swept the country, forcing local police to solve the case.
The investigation, which involved 48 FBI agents and 28 Idaho state police officers as well as the local police department, was slow, but police reportedly foiled the entire investigation within the first 48 hours. Fry defended the allegations.
In a small city of 25,000, Moscow police chief James Fry admitted he had no idea where the killer was
Madison Morgen, 21, top left, Cary Gonsalves, 21, bottom left, Ethan Chapin, 20, center, Zana Carnoldle, 20, right at her college home off campus Nov. 13 killed on the day
Blood drips from the outside wall of the house shared by four students.Investigators described it as the worst crime scene they’ve ever seen
“I think they were treated properly.
“We quickly secured the scene, called the state police, and took great care to get what we needed to make this a solid case.
“We called the state lab to gather evidence, and I believe that’s the first thing we’ve started and a way to help bring this to a conclusion,” Frye said. told NewsNation on Friday.
A suspect has yet to be arrested as Moscow police continue to scrutinize the evidence, but Fry said as the investigation into the death of 21-year-old Kaylee Goncalves continues, police will keep the progress public. said to publish. Ethan Chapin, 20 years old. Madison Morgen, 21 years old. 20-year-old Xana Kernodle, who was all murdered in a house near the University of Idaho.
Moscow police are conducting an investigation in cooperation with federal agencies. Fry had trouble pointing out that such cooperation was normal, rather than indicating that local investigators were perplexed.
Kaley and Madison were spotted on the top floor of their home in Moscow, Idaho. College sweethearts Ethan Chapin and Zana Carnoldle were found in an upstairs bedroom, while survivors Dylan Mortensen and Bethany Funk slept downstairs.
“I think there are some misunderstandings about how we operate here in Moscow,” he said.
“I’ve called the ATF and FBI in the past because they have resources that we don’t have.
“We have always conducted these investigations with the help of our federal and state partners,” he said.
“We are continuing to investigate. are following up.
“We’re doing a lot of interviews and we’re putting the puzzle together. There’s a lot we don’t know. We don’t know where the individual is [responsible] teeth. All tips are helpful.
Chief Fry tried to sound positive as he suggested he’d get to the ‘conclusion’ soon
Moscow police, along with the FBI, continue an ongoing investigation into the deaths of four University of Idaho students.
Some members, including the victim’s family Goncalves expressed frustration, including that he felt the police were unable to rule out some people as suspects too quickly, and that his daughter may have had a stalker.
In an interview with the Today Show earlier this week, Shannon Gray, the attorney representing Kaylee Goncalves’ family, said the family was increasingly frustrated by the apparent lack of progress in the case.
“We want them to know that we hold them accountable for their decisions,” he said. Please have someone familiar with the process investigate.”
“I don’t know if they can handle four murders.”
The steadfast nature of detective work has also led true crime detectives to come up with theories themselves.
So far, investigators have conducted hundreds of interviews and tracked down tips from both the community and the country at large.
Police in Eugene, Oregon have reported the Hyundai Elantra to the Idaho State Police.But they are now ruling it out as part of an investigation.
The only clue available to the public is a white Hyundai Elantra, built between 2011 and 2013, that was spotted in the area at the time of the murder.
Detectives are looking for the driver and passenger they say may have important information about the horrific crime.
The writing was found in Oregon, but investigators have now ruled it unrelated to the murder.
“We appreciate all the tips we’re getting, not just from our hometown of Moscow, but from all over the country, and we’re following up on all of them,” Fry said.