Madison Mogen: Boyfriend of Slain University of Idaho Student Breaks Silence After Quadruple Murders

The boyfriend of one of the four murdered University of Idaho students broke his silence Friday during a vigil for victim Xana Kernodle.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, Madison Mogen, 21; Kaylee Goncalves, 21; Ethan Chapin. 20; and Xana Kernodle, 20, were found stabbed to death in the rented off-campus home near the school, off of King Road, on November 13. Police said they were killed sometime between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m.

During the vigil in Post Falls, Jake Schriger began by saying none of the victims deserved what happened, then spoke affectionately of his girlfriend, Mogen, the person he said he “loved most.”

“She was the first person I talked to every morning and the last person I talked to before bed,” Schriger said at the vigil at the Real Life Ministries. “She was the person that I loved most.”

Meanwhile, the investigation continues.

According to Moscow police, two of the victims were found on the second floor, and another two were found on the third floor of the house, which is built into a hill off campus. Two roommates who were on the first floor were not attacked by the intruder, and police say they do not believe the surviving roommates had anything to do with the murders.

Authorities have not yet identified any suspects in connection with the killings but previously said a sharp-edged knife was used during the attacks.

To report information about the case, call 208-883-7180 or email

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