Idaho murders: White car spotted in video of owner staying near victimized University of Idaho students

Surveillance footage from a property near where the murders of four University of Idaho students took place was obtained by police and showed a white car driving at the time of the incident, according to the owner.

Kane Francetich, who lives just 500 yards from the scene of the murder in Moscow, Idaho, said detectives contacted him on November 14, a day after the four students were brutally murdered in their beds.

Since last week, police have been asking for the public’s help in locating the occupant(s) of a white Hyundai Elantra in connection with the case.

Surveillance footage placed above his six-unit apartment building on Linda Lane showed a white car speeding by. However, only a side view of the car was captured in the footage.

It remains unclear if the car was the same one police have linked to the murders.

The murders of Xana Kernodle, 20, her boyfriend Ethan Chapin, 20, Madison Mogen, 21, and Kaylee Goncalves, 21 in the early morning hours of November 13 sent shock waves through the small town of Moscow, where no murder had been recorded since 2015.

More than a month after the unsolved crime, no arrests have been made and no murder weapon recovered by the police, causing anger and anguish for the families of the victims.

“I downloaded it and gave them access to everything from 2 a.m. to noon this Sunday the 13th,” Mr. Francetich told Fox News.

He said detectives told him they would run ‘their special scan tools’ on the footage to find the clues and described the car, which zoomed west on Taylor Road between 2:14 and 3 a.m. 15 p.m. Nov. 13, both “white” and “light-colored.”

Mr. Francetich’s rental building and his camera sit on a hill facing Taylor Road, the main street that connects 1122 King Road to Highway 95, the road the killer may have taken to get away.

The owner also said he noticed a sedan traveling west towards 1122 King Road around 1:45 a.m. and back on the highway a few minutes later, suspecting the involvement of a “third-party driver” who left fall two victims before the murders.

Moscow police said in a news release Thursday that investigators were sorting through 22,000 Hyundai Elantras with 2011-2013 registrations that matched search criteria for a car seen near 1122 King Road on the night of the murder.

Police recovered additional footage from a gas station that showed a white sedan being driven along Highway 8 at 3:45 a.m. on November 13. The gas station employee, who wished to remain anonymous for security reasons, said the sedan passed “very quickly” before leaving the freeway on a side street.

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