Four students found dead near University of Idaho campus after school warns of murder

Moscow police found four dead near the University of Idaho on Sunday.

According to a police news release, officers received a call about an unconscious person on Moscow’s King Road.

When they arrived at the scene at 11:58 a.m., officers found people dead in a “house that had been converted into an apartment,” Moscow Police Capt. Tyson Berrett told Idaho state politicians. rice field.

Berrett confirmed to politicians that all four of the dead were students at the University of Idaho.

He said police may release the name of the deceased student tomorrow, but they need to talk to prosecutors first.

Berrett said he could not provide details on how they died, but all four deaths are being investigated as homicides.

No suspects were in custody as of Sunday evening, Verrett said.

The University of Idaho posted a “Vandal Alert” Social media At 3:07 pm, police said they were investigating a murder on King Road. The post said the suspect was unknown at the time and advised students to evacuate the area.

At 3:46 p.m., the school Second alert, police said they did not believe there was an active threat and that the “shelter” recommendation had been lifted.The suspect was still unknown at the time, according to the alert. The school warned students to “keep vigilant.”

The University of Idaho declined to provide information about the death.

Police continue to investigate and will release more information as soon as the families of the deceased are notified.

“Moscow Police extend its deepest condolences to his family, friends and the Moscow community,” the statement said.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the following departments: 208-882-2677.