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Moscow PD to hold Press Conference On Quadruple Homicide


Moscow, ID – The City of Moscow Police Department will be holding a press conference today, November 16, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. regarding the City’s recent homicide. This press conference may be live-streamed on YouTube utilizing the following link:

Previous Update**

Although no weapons have been located, based on preliminary information, investigators believe that an edged weapon such as a knife was used. Autopsies are scheduled to be completed later this week and will hopefully provide more definitive information on the exact cause of the deaths.

Also, based on information from the preliminary investigation, investigators believe this was an isolated, targeted attack and there is no imminent threat to the community at large. Investigators are continuing to work diligently on establishing a timeline of relevant events to re-create the victim’s activities on the evening of November 12 and early morning of November 13, following all leads and identifying persons of interest.

Currently, there are no suspects in custody.

The Moscow Police Department is working closely with the Idaho State Police as well as other State and federal law enforcement partners on this case. Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the Moscow Police at 208-883-7054.

Previous Update**

On November 13, 2022, at 11:58 hours, Moscow Police Department Officers responded to a call on King Road for an unconscious individual. Upon arrival, officers discovered four individuals who were deceased. 
These individuals have been identified as Ethan Chapin, 20, Conway, WA; Madison Mogen, 21, Coeur d’Alene, ID; Xana Kernodle, 20, Avondale, AZ ; and Kaylee GonCalves, 21, Rathdrum, ID. All four victims were students at the University of Idaho. Please respect the privacy of the victims’ family, friends, and loved ones as the Moscow Police Department investigates this tragic event.
The Moscow Police Department and the City of Moscow is deeply saddened for the families of these individuals, fellow students and friends, and our community during this time. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to each and every person affected by this incident.
Details are limited in this investigation. Currently, there is no one in custody. Investigators are asking anyone with information related to this incident to contact the Moscow Police at 208-882-2677
The Moscow Police does not believe there is an ongoing community risk based on information gathered during the preliminary investigation.
Captain Tyson Berrett is the case agent for this incident. All press-related inquiries should be directed to: Captain Anthony Dahlinger, PIO/Media Contact Phone 208-882-2677, email





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