'They would've married': University of Idaho victim Kaylee Goncalves' family backs her ex-BF Jack DuCoeur
Steve and Kristi Goncalves explained why they believe authorities are 'wasting their time' pursuing Jack DuCoeur
MOSCOW, IDAHO: On 'Lawrence Jones Cross Country', Fox News host Lawrence Jones spoke with Steve and Kristi Goncalves, the parents of University of Idaho murder victim Kaylee Goncalves. Kaylee's parents vigorously defended their daughter's ex-boyfriend after it was found that she had reached out to him several times on the night of the quadruple homicide.
On Saturday night's episode of 'Lawrence Jones Cross Country', Steve and Kristi Goncalves explained why they believe authorities are "wasting their time" pursuing Jack DuCoeur, Kaylee's ex-boyfriend, after she and her roommates were murdered in the tiny town of Moscow.
Kristi Goncalves said, "We are supporting him, and we know in our hearts and our minds and our souls and the depths of our soul, Jack is hurting," she continued. "Kaylee and Jack would have eventually been married, and they would have eventually had children," FoxNews reported. Kaylee's parents added they were obstinate about Jack's innocence in the case and said the correspondence was nothing out of the ordinary. "We love Jack, absolutely love Jack," Kristi said. "We stand behind Jack 1,000%."
Kaylee and her roommate allegedly called Jack seven times at 3 am. According to investigators, the students were likely stabbed to death while sleeping early Sunday morning between 3 and 4 am in the Moscow, Idaho, residence on the college campus. Two additional housemates from the King Road household were present at the time of the attacks, but they are not considered suspects.
Kaylee and her roommates Ethan Chapin, 20, Xana Kernodle, 20, and Madison Mogen, 21, were stabbed to death one week ago. Officials have confirmed that there appears to be no evidence of forced entry into the students' residence, and they are continuing to look for leads.
After police reported Wednesday that they had not identified a suspect or located a weapon in the weekend slayings, the families of the four students have been demanding justice and seeking answers.