Two of the four University of Idaho students killed called a mysterious man 10 times shortly before they were killed, according to the sister of one of the victims. Kaylee Goncalves made the call around 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 13, her sister Alivea told Inside Edition on Friday.
“Kaylee called [the man] six times between 2.26am and 2.44am … and then Kaylee called him a final time at 2.52am,” Alivea said. Roommate Madison Mogen called the same mystery person three times between 2:44 a.m. and 2:52 a.m., Alivea said.
The Post redacted the name the man provided to the media because law enforcement did not name him as a suspect. Gonsalves, 21; Say, 21; Xana Kernodle, 20; and Kernodle’s boyfriend, Ethan Chapin, 20, were found dead in their home in Moscow, Idaho.
Police believe the “isolated, targeted” killing took place around 3 or 4am on Sunday, with the coroner revealing the victim was “probably asleep” when she was killed. Nearly a week after the murder, no signs of forced entry have been found at the home, no arrests have been made and no suspects have been publicly identified.
Two other roommates were in the home at the time of the murder but are not considered suspects, according to police. Police said the murder occurred after the roommates had spent an evening on the town, when Ethan and Shana attended a fraternity party, Kelly and Maddie met at a club and then visited a food truck, Then get home at 1:45pm.
Knodel’s father slammed authorities for covering up the investigation in an interview with The Independent on Friday, claiming the FBI “didn’t say anything” about his “worst nightmare”. “How can you protect a child? You keep her home from college? They don’t stay home like this,” Jeffrey Knodel reportedly said.