A homicide investigation is underway after four University of Idaho students were found dead Sunday in an off-campus home, police and the university’s president said.
Officers responding to a call of an unconscious person just before noon discovered the casualties The Moscow Police Department said in a news release.
“It is with deep sadness that I share with you that the University has been notified today of the deaths of four University of Idaho students living off campus who are believed to be homicide victims,” University President Scott Green said in a statement to the campus community. .
Police have not released the cause of death or the identity of the victims.
Another American college campus — the University of Virginia in Charlottesville — is coming up with this shocking discovery. Authorities are hunting for a gunman early Monday morning, identified as a UVA student, is accused of killing three people on school grounds and injuring two more Sunday. There is a lockout going on.
At the University of Idaho — students were instructed early Sunday afternoon Shelter amid murder investigation – In-person and online classes will be canceled on Monday and will resume on Tuesday.
The families of the dead students have been notified, and the university is working to assist with the police investigation, Green said. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Moscow police.
“We are grateful for the support of the community and the continued efforts of the police department. The university is committed to supporting students and families during this difficult time,” Green said.
CNN has reached out to the university and the police department for more details.
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