University of Idaho confirms 4 students killed in suspected homicide

MOSCOW, ID. — The Moscow Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened near the University of Idaho which killed four people, all identified as University of Idaho students.

Police are investigating the homicide on Kings Road near the campus. Police got the call of an unconscious person in the area. When officers arrived, they found four dead people.

An alert was sent to students saying to shelter in place and avoid the area. It has since been lifted.

MPD says they don’t believe there is an active threat to the community.

The University of Idaho has canceled all classes on Monday, November 14th to honor the student victims.

In a tweet, the university confirmed families of the students have been notified, and they offered resources to students and staff who may be impacted by the event.

They say the suspect is unknown at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact MPD at 208-882-COPS.

This is an ongoing investigation.