The households of the victims within the Idaho homicide case had anticipated Bryan Kohberger to face a preliminary trial. ABC Information reported that the household of 21-year-old Kaylee Goncalves was able to face the suspect in courtroom. Steve Goncalves, Kaylee’s father, was adamant about bringing justice down on Kohberger. He shared, “I can not wait to see the proof. … After which I am gonna carry it. And he is gonna understand that this … is the household that is gonna be certain he does not get away with it.” Steve, accompanied by his spouse Kristi Goncalves and their son and daughter, all mentioned they’d be there for the preliminary trial and the following major trial. Nonetheless, with the preliminary trial being canceled, the household will now have to attend till October.
Whereas the Goncalves household stays ready to confront Kohberger throughout the impending trial, the Chapin household has made the choice to not attend. Stacy Chapin — whose son, 20-year-old Ethan Chapin, was among the many victims – revealed throughout an look on the “Immediately” present that she and her household is not going to be at Kohberger’s trial. She mentioned, “[the trial] doesn’t change the result of our household, and it is power that we have to put into therapeutic our children and getting again to a brand new household dynamic. We let the prosecutors do their job, and we do our job in our household.” As for Madison Mogen and Xana Kernodle’s households, it is unclear whether or not they are going to attend.