Slain University of Idaho students posted partying pictures MOMENTS before they were killed

Victim Kaylee Goncalves took to Instagram and uploaded the pictures in her last post which showed all four smiling together

Slain University of Idaho students posted partying pictures MOMENTS before they were killed
Four students found dead in apartment near University of Idaho (credits/Kaylee Goncalves Instagram)
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MOSCOW, IDAHO: Authorities believe that all four University of Idaho students found dead inside a home near the campus on Sunday are victims in the case, but no cause of death or other details about the investigation have been released. The victims were identified as Ethan Chapin, 20, of Conway, Washington, Madison Mogen, 21, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Xana Kernodle, 20, of Avondale, Arizona, and Kaylee Goncalves, 21, of Rathdrum, Idaho.

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Photos shared by one of the victims show them partying moments before they were killed; Kaylee Goncalves took to Instagram and uploaded the pictures in her last post which showed all four smiling together. With each friend tagged, she captioned the post, "One lucky girl to be surrounded by these ppl everyday". Just before noon Sunday, police went to a complaint of an unconscious person at the home near the Moscow, Idaho, campus and discovered the students' bodies.

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Police in Moscow, Idaho, admitted in an email to The Daily Beast that "information are still limited in this inquiry." There has been no arrest, and authorities have not publicly identified a suspect. After receiving a call about someone being unconscious, officers discovered the students' bodies early Sunday afternoon. Cops responded to the 6-bedroom residence less than a mile south of the university, and discovered the lifeless bodies of Chapin, Mogen, Kernodle, and Goncalves inside.

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The university was momentarily put under lockdown before being given the all-clear on Sunday evening. The school said that four pupils had died in what appeared to be a homicide and that classes would be canceled on Monday. Students at the 12,000-student university were shaken by the fatalities and the fact that the alleged perpetrator was still on the loose.

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However, Moscow police said on Monday that they do not believe there is a continuing threat to students. Classes are scheduled to resume on Tuesday.

The students' deaths come after the University of Virginia issued shelter-in-place orders to its students and staff following a mass shooting on the school's main campus by a former football player on Sunday night.

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