'I broke down': Madison Mogen's father Ben reveals he was not able to read through entire case affidavit

'I broke down': Madison Mogen's father Ben reveals he was not able to read through entire case affidavit
Ben Mogen (R) revealed that he 'just cried' while trying to read the entire police affidavit outlining their suspicions that Bryan Kohberger killed his daughter Madison (L) (Madison Mogen/Instagram and Screenshot/GMA video)

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MOSCOW, IDAHO: The father of murdered University of Idaho student Madison Mogen, 21, also known as Maddie, heaved a sigh of relief after murder suspect Bryan Kohberger was arrested but was heartbroken over the details of the death. Ben Mogen revealed that he broke down and cried as he learned about the death of his daughter whom he called an "angel".

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After waiting weeks for the news of the suspect's arrest, Ben hasn't been able to read all the details in the police affidavit, the grieving father revealed on 'GMA'. Kohberger is set to appear in court tomorrow. The judge has ordered the sealing of the details of two arrest warrants conducted at Kohberger's residences in Pullman, Washington, and Pennsylvania. 

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"Ben, this is the moment we've been waiting for," Mogen recalled. He further said he had a "big smile" when investigators told him about Bryan Kohberger's arrest. The bereaved father, however, claimed he was unable to read the entire police affidavit outlining their suspicions that Kohberger killed Maddie, her closest friend Kaylee Goncalves, 21, Xana Kernodle, 20, and Ethan Chapin, 20. "I just broke down, and I just cried,' Mogen said about the document. "I could only take so much of that. I still haven't read the rest of it," he told the show host.

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While details of the affidavit have been made public, an Whitman County judge of Washington court sealed a pair of search warrants in connection with the murders. According to reports, the order came after prosecutors argued that "premature public disclosure" could threaten law enforcement, the integrity of the investigation, and public safety. 

Though mystery looms over what investigators discovered at his apartment, photographs show investigators moving boxes and bags and a desktop computer from the official residence. The suspect, a PhD criminology suspect from Washington State University and a master's degree holder in criminal justice from DeSales University, then made a 2500-mile trip along with his father to his parent's home in Pennsylvania.

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In the public-made cause affidavit, investigators said a DNA found on the button sheath of the knife left near Mogen's body linked Kohberger to the murders. Investigators then followed the suspect to Pennsylvania and collected all the details about his alleged involvement. 

Kaylee's sister Alivea Goncalves also spoke about the murders. She said, "They went out together, they called for a ride, went to a known establishment." She added, "They did everything you would want your daughter, or your sister, to do in that situation." Alivea further said, '"We're left with not only missing them, exactly who they were but wondering who they were going to become."

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