Idaho murder victim’s dog, Murphy, gets his own Amazon wish list

Murdered University of Idaho student Kaylee Goncalves’ dog gets a wave of support from online fans – and his own Amazon wishlist.

Murphy was found unharmed at the off-campus dorm in Moscow, Idaho when Goncalves, Madison Mogen, Xana Kernodle and Ethan Chapin were found brutally stabbed to death on November 13.

Murphy has since lived with Goncalves’ ex-boyfriend Jack DuCoeur – with whom the 21-year-old shared the Goldendoodle.

In January, Mr. DuCouer launched an Instagram account for the pooch, which has since had over 100,000 followers.

On Thursday, the grieving family of Goncalves gave Murphy’s fans a new update on his life on the Goncalves family page on Facebook.

They revealed that Murphy is “living his best life” and “having a lot of adventures” with his owner.

The family also created an Amazon wish list for followers to send Murphy gifts.

“Hi…this is for anyone asking about Murphy. Murphy is living his best life with Jack,” the post reads.

“Murphy is very happy and has many adventures. A lot of people have asked if they can send him stuff, so we made him a wish list on Amazon. We want you all to know that this is just a wish list and not a needs list.

“We will be donating many items to our local animal shelter on Murphy’s behalf. The only thing our family needs besides God is you all. We are so blessed to have all of your support, well wishes and prayers. Much love to you ALL!!”

The wish list, titled “Murphy’s Doggy Donations,” includes items like chew toys, dog car seat belts and pet blankets.

Several social media users left messages of support on the family’s Facebook post.

“I hope Jack gets as much love and comfort from Murphy as Murphy Boy gets from him and the world. We still love and support you all immensely,” one person wrote.

Kaylee Goncalves with her dog Murphy (Image: Instagram)

“I’ll definitely be sending Murphy some treats! All love to you all! Hugs!” another person wrote.

The wave of support comes as newly released court documents revealed investigators investigating the brutal killings issued arrest warrants for around 40 companies as they pursue murder charges against accused killer Bryan Kohberger.

Any evidence the searches may have uncovered remains unknown as the judge ordered the warrants to remain sealed and redacted.

However, the orders ordering the warrants to be sealed revealed which companies had been issued arrest warrants.

The companies range from online dating sites like Tinder to online payment companies like Venmo and fast food service DoorDash and Venmo.

These include: Amazon, American Express, Apple, AT&T, Bank of America, Banner Bank of Spokane, Wash., Block, Inc. (formerly Square, Inc.), Blue Ridge Knives of Marion, Va., Charter Communications, Coeur d’Alene Police Department Forensic Laboratory, Discover Bank, DoorDash, Ebay, Elan Financial Services, Extreme Networks, Google, Idaho Central Credit Union, Idaho Department of Labor, Inland Cellular, KA-BAR Knives, Match Group LLC (owner of Tinder) Meta-Platforms (Facebook parent company), Moscow Police Department Forensic Lab, Numerica Credit Union, Paypal/Venmo, Potlatch No 1 Financial Credit Union, Reddit, Snap Inc. (Snapshot parent company), T-Mobile, Umpqua Bank, UPS, Wal-Mart , Wells Fargo, Verizon Wireless, Washington State University, Yahoo, and Yik Yak.

Some of the reported companies appear more obvious than others.

A search warrant was served on KA-BAR Knives after the killer left a KA-BAR knife sheath at the crime scene. The DNA found on the scabbard matches Mr Kohberger, according to a criminal affidavit.

Meanwhile, Kernodle received a DoorDash command to the off-campus home just minutes before she was murdered.

While some of the warrants requested information about Mr. Kohberger, others asked for information about the victims – such as access to their Facebook and Snapchat accounts.

This comes as investigators work to uncover any possible connection between the students and their suspected killer, or his motive for the quadruple murders.

Several of the warrants were filed back in December – at the height of the investigation into the November 13 murders – but have now come to light as the judge ordered them to remain sealed by the court until further notice.

The house where the four students were killed (Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

The house where the four students were killed (Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

The judge’s orders all gave the same reasons for sealing the document trove.

“The documents contain highly intimate facts or statements, the release of which would be highly objectionable to any reasonable person,” the orders said.

“The documents contain facts or statements which threaten or may endanger the safety or life or security of any person, the disclosure of which would constitute an unjustified invasion of privacy.”

While those search warrants remain sealed in Idaho, warrants to search Mr. Kohberger’s family home in Pennsylvania were recently unsealed.

The search warrants show a .40 caliber Glock, empty gun magazines, a knife, a pocket knife, black face masks and black gloves were found during a house search in Chestnuthill Township when police officers conducted an early morning raid on December 30.

Other items seized included a “book with paperwork on page 118,” Mr. Kohberger’s phone bills, and a “green leafy substance in a plastic bag.”

On the same day, Mr. Kohberger’s Pullman home and office at Washington State University (WSU) were searched.

The unsealed documents show investigators confiscated a number of items from his home, which may include strands of human and animal hair, a disposable glove, items stained red and brown, and a computer.

Authorities also swabbed Mr. Kohberger’s car and confiscated a shovel, gloves and goggles, a bandage and reflective strips that were inside.

Mr. Kohberger, a 28-year-old graduate student at Washington State University, was arrested during the December 30 raid on his family’s home in Pennsylvania and extradited to Moscow, Idaho, to face murder charges.

He is accused of murdering the four University of Idaho students in a brutal knife attack that sent shockwaves through the small college town.

As early as November 13, he is said to have broken into the off-campus student residence that the three young women shared and stabbed the four victims to death.

Two other roommates were unharmed in the apartment.

One of the surviving roommates came face to face with the killer — masked, dressed head to toe in black and bushy eyebrowed — as he left the home after the killings.

The bodies of the victims were discovered hours later.

Bryan Kohberger appears in court on murder charges (AP)

Bryan Kohberger appears in court on murder charges (AP)

The affidavit released in January revealed investigators believe Mr. Kohberger may have haunted the dormitory in the run-up to the mass murder, with cellphone data placing him on the property 12 times prior to November 13.

Investigators believe Mr. Kohberger had turned off his cell phone at the time of the murders to try to avoid detection.

However, cell phone data placed him near the King Road house around 9am on November 13 – suggesting he returned to the scene just hours after the alleged murder of the four victims around 4am, they say in the affidavit.

A graduate student in criminal justice at WSU, Mr. Kohberger lived just 15 minutes from the victims across the Idaho-Washington border in Pullman. He had moved there from Pennsylvania and started his college there over the summer, having just finished his freshman semester before his arrest.

He previously studied criminology at DeSales University, first as an undergraduate and completing his graduate studies in June 2022.

There he studied with renowned forensic psychologist Katherine Ramsland, who interviewed the BTK serial killer and co-wrote the book Confession of a Serial Killer: The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer with him.

He also conducted a research project “to understand how emotions and psychological characteristics influence decision-making when committing a crime.”

Now he faces life imprisonment or the death penalty for the murders that shook the small university town of Moscow and made headlines around the world.

He is expected to appear in court for a preliminary hearing on June 26.

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