Murdered University of Idaho student Kaylee Goncalves’ parents defend her ex-boyfriend

On November 13, 2022, Kaylee Goncalves and three other University of Idaho students were brutally murdered in a home near the university.

Kaylee Goncalves was found to have been calling her ex-boyfriend Jack almost seven times an hour before the terror struck. However, Kaylee’s parents have stated:

“We stand behind him 1000%”

Not only the local police, but also the state police and the FBI have been investigating the case. The police have not yet released many details.

According to the New York Times, the police chief has explained that they still couldn’t answer some key questions, like why this whole incident didn’t wake up the victim’s other two roommates.

The victims were found on the second and third floors of their home. The surviving roommates slept on the first floor. It is mostly considered as a basement. That could explain why they didn’t hear anything. #IdahoStudents https://t.co/S3cUdy8gaF


Kaylee Goncalves’ family stands by her ex-boyfriend and believes he’s innocent

Police found many of Kaylee Goncalves’ unanswered calls to her ex-boyfriend, Jack DuCoeur, just before she was murdered. Additionally, Kaylee and her roommate called Madison Jack three times from 2:44 a.m. to 2:52 a.m.

However, the family believes that Jack cannot be involved. Kaylee’s family has also stated that Jack is just as distraught as all of them. Speaking to Fox News, Kristi and Steve Goncalves shared:

“You’re wasting your time with Jack.”

Jack DuCoeur and Kaylee Goncalves, (via Nate Woodard/Twitter)
Jack DuCoeur and Kaylee Goncalves, (via Nate Woodard/Twitter)

The family also stated:

“Jack is just as desperate as we are. Jack is our family. Jack is 1,000 percent, 2,000 percent our family, and Jack is with us…”

Kristi expressed more about Kaylee Goncalves and Jack’s relationship, adding:

“We support him and we know in our hearts and minds and in our souls and in the depths of our souls that Jack is hurt. Kaylee and Jack would have been married after all. They would have ended up being married and they would have had children eventually.”

According to the family, they were briefed by the police on the chaotic nature of the crime. As reported by Fox News, Steve Gonclaves stated:

“They tell us that there is so much evidence that it will take a long time to process it all. This wasn’t like a pinpoint crime. That person was sloppy.”

MOSCOW UPDATE: State police are searching a car parked in front of the home where four University of Idaho students were killed last week. This car was in front of the house all week, like most of the others. https://t.co/vHWJ6rVFkh


What happened to the four students from Idaho?

On November 13, 2022, the four Idaho students, Kaylee Goncalves, Madison Mogen, Ethan Chapin and Xana Kernodle, were brutally murdered. Police believe they were stabbed around 3:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. and state that the students were likely asleep during the incident. However, the police also discovered some defensive injuries on them.

Officials also mentioned that the attack appeared to be a “targeted” attack, but the motivation behind the killing has yet to be discovered. Another detail police revealed was that one of the housemates had made an 911 call at 11.58am. However, they have yet to find the identity of the caller, who police believe was not the perpetrator.

Whoever made the 911 call about an “unconscious” person at the residence strikes me as suspicious. This is exactly the behavior of a serial killer. #IdahoStudents

Video footage was retrieved showing two of the victims near a food truck having a midnight snack and chatting. A mysterious man was spotted behind them. He was later examined but cleared out soon after.

Jim Chapin, Ethan’s father, released a statement on November 16, 2022 addressing the mounting speculation about the case. He explained:

“There is a lack of information from the University of Idaho and local police, which only fuels false rumors and innuendos in the press and on social media.”

The case is currently under investigation and the police are working on new details.

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