Family of U of I Murdered Student releases statement about Mondays shooting


By Paul Johnson

BOISE, IDAHO (KMVT-TV) The family of the slain student who was allegedly killed by a former University of Idaho professor released a photo of the woman and a brief statement. In an e-mail sent to KMVT news, the statement read "Katy was a beautiful, intelligent and musically talented woman and we are so saddened by her tragic death. She was looking forward to her graduate studies and excited about her future. Katy was a friend to many people and loving daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and cousin. Thank you to our many friends and the communities of Moscow and Boise for your love, support and prayers." The person who allegedly shot 22 year old Cathryn Benoit was A former Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Idaho. Police say 31 year old Ernesto Bustamante was found dead in a Moscow hotel room Tuesday the result of a self inflicted gun shot wound.

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