MOSCOW, Idaho — Every few hours comes another call. A A food delivery driver heard a woman screaming. A Mother asking the After work, police will take her daughter to the car. A A woman who woke at 3 AM to discover her front door unlocked.

The flood of calls to the Three weeks after the University of Michigan’s four-week-old University of London, Moscow Police Department has become a symbol of how scared people are in this town. Idaho Students were fatally stabbed by an In their bedrooms, an unknown assailant the Mitte of the night.

Many students declined to come back on campus after Thanksgiving. the The university is now half empty. The majority of those who returned said that they had bought doorbell cameras and rods for their windows to secure them.

“I ask my friends for rides all the time,” Jemimah, a sophomore Indian student, said that she doesn’t walk alone after dark and plans to purchase pepper spray for Christmas.

Fear hovers over this city of 25.000 people the Northern rolling hills Idaho It is unlikely that things will change until then the Killer or killers have been caught. However, there are few signs that this is the case. the The police are closer to making arrests an They were arrested more than they were on the Day of the Nov. 13: News of killings the Residents were stabbed to death and the otherwise idyllic college town was transformed into an uninhabitable place. the Scene of a national mystery.

Police have made contradictory statements that led at least one victim’s loved ones to question the credibility of investigators. the Task of solving a quadruple murder in a city that has not had a murder since 2015.

“So frustrating. No info at all,” Alivea Goncalves, the Kaylee Goncalves was the older sister of one victim. She said this in a text message last Wednesday after. the The most recent news conference was held by police. “They have done nothing to gain any of our trust.”

The F.B.I. There are approximately 50,000 F.B.I. Idaho State Police investigators working on the case — including behavioral analysts trained to outline a possible profile of the killer — now vastly outnumbers the In total, 36 employees the Moscow Police Department.

“We may not have identified a suspect yet, but we are getting a clearer picture of what happened,” Aaron Snell is a spokesperson for the State Police

The house at 1122 King Road can be found hidden away on A dead-end street, about a 5-minute walk from the There are fraternity houses along one side of campus. Students often walk to class on snowy paths and cars are crammed into their driveways.

This three-story house was where friends socialized and took smiling photos, as social media posts earlier this year showed. But, the It has been empty for three weeks. The tape was removed and the police officer kept watch over it night and day.

The slain students’ possessions remain behind: a pair of pink cowboy boots just inside a third-floor window, a neon sign on A wall with the following text “good vibes,” A couch collecting snow on the Back patio

Killed in the Kaylee Goncalves (21), was attempting to attack in the early morning. the winter and move to Austin, Texas; Madison Mogen, 21, who loved concerts and had worked from a young age to help support herself; Xana Kernodle, 20, a marketing major who had begun to blossom while living away from home; and Ethan Chapin, 20, Ms. Kernodle’s boyfriend and a triplet who seemed to be always smiling or telling a joke. They lived together in a house they shared. the Chapin was on his way to visit his girlfriend at home.

Saturday, November 12th was the last day Mr. Chapin spent with Ms. Kernodle the Evening at a fraternity party, while Ms. Goncalves went to a local sports bar. They all returned shortly before 2 a.m., and phone records show that a series of calls were soon placed from Ms. Goncalves’s phone to her former longtime boyfriend, Jack DuCoeur, who is also a student at the university, said her older sister.

The caller did not pick-up, and six additional calls were made until 2:52 AM, when the caller finally stopped. Numerous calls were made to the Similar numbers were also found at approximately the same time using Ms. Mogen’s phone, the According to police

We don’t know much about the events that followed.

What the According to authorities, the truth is that there will be an in-between. the Night, someone with a large knife and armed attacked the They were likely asleep when they died and managed to escape from their bodies without being woken. the There were two more roommates. Ms. Goncalves’s father said that Ms. Goncalves and Ms. Mogen were in the They were in the same bed when they were murdered.

It wasn’t until just after noon that the sun came up. the Two of their surviving roommates discovered something was amiss. Police said they first called their friends to discuss the matter. the apartment believing that one of their roomsmates was dead. Someone called 911 shortly thereafter.

When the Police arrived at the scene to find a horrifying scene but no sign of forced entry or murder weapon. Police have not revealed the motive or identified any suspects. According to police, interviews revealed that Ms. Goncalves told friends she was concerned about being stalked. the Authorities have not been able verify this.

The shock felt by students and neighbors quickly turned to fear. Residents began to panic, checking their locks, and texting each other whereabouts. the police over everything that seemed out of place — a revved engine in a Walmart parking lot, a man seen “wandering around.”

Neighbors started sharing their knowledge and experiences. the Story of a man on the outskirts of town who reported that his neighbor’s dog had been found a few weeks before the Murders that are skinned from the neck down to the legs (The police reassured the public They “do not believe there is any evidence” That the The incident was related the students’ deaths.)

Looking for calm? the community, the Police quickly stated that they believed there was no “ongoing community risk” Or “imminent threat.” A first statement from the Police that the Attacks were “targeted” Bill Thompson walked the back and forth. the Latah County Prosecutor said at one time that he didn’t have any more information. the The public is asked why the Police called it that.

“That’s what they told us and we accepted that at face value,” He stated.

Locals, students and parents have never understood the claims since. the The police also stated that they were not certain who was responsible the Killings or their possible location. Chief James Fry, of the Moscow Police Department finally conceded three days later the This is how crimes are committed the Police “cannot say that there is no threat.”

Angelica Silva said that her husband was home last week and found one of their windows open. In normal times, this might have been considered strange. “super unsettling,” Ms. Silva shared the news with their daughter at home.

“The curtains were hanging out the window,” Ms. Silva, a Moscow native since childhood, said: “We are definitely triple-checking everything now.”

As the case drags onThere are many concerns that could be caused by this. the Investigative work could end in cold hands, leaving behind the town was in paralysis. Chief Fry rejected this idea this week.

“We’re going to solve this,” He told The Moscow-Pullman Daily News. “We’re going to continue to work until we solve it.”

Blaine Eckles the Dean of students the university said that around a third of students who were living in residence halls have not returned to college, although he did not know how many. the Many students who live off campus are now enrolled in online courses. Some students are returning to campus on Monday the They reported that their classes were less crowded than usual during holiday break and that a feeling of heavyness was felt all over campus.

“It’s still so unknown and you don’t know what’s going on,” Helen C., a senior, declined to give her full name as she was afraid for her safety. “I’m hopeful, but it also seems like the further you get away from it, the easier it is to not find anyone, and then — not to be scary — you start thinking about Ted Bundy and all the stuff he did.”

Helen stated that she and her roommate recently invited a friend to spend the evening. the Night with them after they learn that the friend’s roommates had not yet returned to town, leaving her alone at home.

Some students stated that they were not worried about the future, despite being concerned. the They were not interested in the possibility of another attack. the After being away from home for a while, you might consider returning to distant classes. the coronavirus pandemic.

“Being an engineering student, I didn’t really have a choice,” Jaydon Morgan, a freshman, stated that he felt empty after attending a calculus class. “It’s either in-person or struggling at home.”

At a Vigil on the Football field the Kibbie Dome: Students wiped their eyes for relatives the Victims spoke out about their grief.

Ms. Mogen’s father, Ben Mogen, said he had always been proud to brag about his daughter to friends or people he was meeting for the First time, she recited her academic achievements and pulled out photos.

“I just would tell them all about Maddie,” He stated.

All of these the Victims were members of fraternities or sororities. Many of those present were in the university’s Greek organizations.

Chris Bofenkamp is a University of Idaho graduate, attended the Vigilance and said the Her membership in the infamous “Male Survivors” group had made it particularly difficult for her to be killed. the Same sorority with Ms. Kernodle & Ms. Mogen

“That hit home for me because I remember how tight it was with the people I lived with,” Ms. Bofenkamp spoke out. “You’re away from home, they become your family, and when they say, ‘It’s your sisters,’ it really feels like that.”

Mike Baker And Serge F. Kovaleski Contributed reporting Sheelagh MacNeill And Kitty Bennett Contributed research