The four University of Idaho students who were found dead in off-campus housing Sunday have been identified.

According to Moscow police, 20-year-old Ethan Chapin, 21-year-old Madison Mogen, 20-year-old Xana Kernodle and 21-year-old Kaylee Goncalves died in a homicide at their off-campus house on King Road.

Mogen, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and Goncalves’ Facebook profiles show they were members of the Alpha Phi sorority on campus, while Ethan Chapin was in Sigma Chi.

Kernodle, of Avondale, Arizona, also seemed to be dating Chapin, of Conway, Washington, according to her Instagram.

Goncalves, of Rathdrum, Idaho, also posted pictures of her sorority sisters with Chapin just hours before their untimely death. 

Their deaths came the same day an ex-football player opened fire on three members of the University of Virginia’s football team.

The four University of Idaho students who were found dead in off-campus housing were identified on Monday as Madison Mogen, 21, top left, Kaylee Goncalves, 21, bottom left, Ethan Chapin, 20, center, and Xana Kernodle, 20, right. They are pictured just hours before their untimely deaths

Kernodle posted photos of her and Chapin on October 29 to wish him a happy birthday

Kernodle posted photos of her and Chapin on October 29 to wish him a happy birthday

Goncalves, of Rathdrum, Idaho, left, and Mogen, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, right, were in the Alpha Phi sorority at the University of Idaho together

Goncalves, of Rathdrum, Idaho, left, and Mogen, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, right, were in the Alpha Phi sorority at the University of Idaho together

Chapin, of Conway, Washington, and Xana Kernodle, of Avondale, Arizona, appeared to be in a relationship before they were killed

It remains unclear how the students died

Chapin, of Conway, Washington, and Xana Kernodle, of Avondale, Arizona, appeared to be in a relationship before they were killed

Police in Idaho said they responded to a call of an unconscious person at the home just before noon on Sunday.

When they arrived at the scene, they found all four people dead in a ‘house that was converted into an apartment,’ Police Capt. Tyson Berrett told the Idaho Statesman.

He later announced that all four students were students at the university, which the school also disclosed in a news release. 

It remains unclear how the victims died, but local police are considering it a homicide. 

Police have not taken any suspects into custody as of Monday, but say they do not believe there is a threat to the rest of the school community.

Authorities are now asking anyone with information about the apparent murders to call (208) 882 -2677.

Police in Idaho said they responded to a call of an unconscious person at the home just before noon on Sunday

Police in Idaho said they responded to a call of an unconscious person at the home just before noon on Sunday

When they arrived at the scene, they found all four people dead in a 'house that was converted into an apartment'

When they arrived at the scene, they found all four people dead in a ‘house that was converted into an apartment’

He later announced that all four students were students at the university, which the school also disclosed in a news release

He later announced that all four students were students at the university, which the school also disclosed in a news release

The school originally posted an alert on social media at 3.07pm Sunday saying police were investigating a homicide nearby.

The post said the suspect was not known at the time, and school officials advised students to stay away from the area and shelter in place.

By 3.46pm, the school put out a second alert that said police did not believe there was an active threat, and the ‘shelter in place’ advisory was lifted.

Still, school officials warned students to ‘remain vigilant.’ 

In an ensuing email, university officials told student that all Monday classes would be canceled ‘out of respect for those fellow Vandals,’ referring to the school’s mascot.

The university said counselors would be available for students at the campus counseling center, while employees could access assistance through an employee assistance program.

Green urged people to reach out if they were concerned about classmates or coworkers.

‘An event of this magnitude can understandably have significant impacts on those left behind,’ he wrote. ‘As Vandals, we must come together and lift each other up.’

The university said counselors would be available for students at the campus counseling center, while employees could access assistance through an employee assistance program

The university said counselors would be available for students at the campus counseling center, while employees could access assistance through an employee assistance program 

Following the news of their deaths, students flocked to Chapin’s Instagram page expressing their grief.

‘Too young too soon. Fly high baby! We’ll be there soon,’ Jacob Perez wrote on his most recent post documenting events from his freshman year.

‘Forever grateful to have you in my life,’ another wrote.

Chapin appeared to have been dating Kernodle, who posted photos of them on October 29 as she wished him a happy birthday.

‘Happiest of birthdays to Ethan Chapin,’ she wrote. ‘Life is so much better with you in it, love you!’



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