Lori Vallow trial: ‘cult mother’ convicted of child murders and wife of Chad Daybell
“Doomsday cult mother” Lori Vallow has been found guilty of the first-degree murder of her two children and conspiracy to murder the late wife of her husband Chad Daybell.
The jury of seven men and five women reached a verdict at about 11:45 am Friday after nearly seven hours of deliberations at the Ada County Courthouse in Boise, Idaho.
Vallow, 49, was convicted of first-degree murder, conspiracy and grand theft in the deaths of her daughter Tylee Ryan, 16, her son Joshua “JJ” Vallow, 7, and Tammy Daybell, 49.
Tylee and JJ were last seen in September 2019. In June 2020, their remains were found buried on Daybell’s property. Tammy died a month after her disappearance in October 2019.
For six weeks, prosecutors argued that Vallow conspired with Daybell and his brother Alex Cox to kill the three victims, motivated by greed and his doomsday cult beliefs.
Following the verdict, the Maricopa County District Attorney’s Office announced that it has filed a request to extradite Vallow to Arizona, where he faces charges of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder in the death of her former husband Charles Vallow and the attempted murder of Brandon. Boudreaux, who was married to his niece.
Vallow to be extradited to Arizona, prosecutors announce after Idaho trial
Convicted child murderer Lori Vallow is expected to be extradited to Arizona following her sentencing for the murder of her two youngest children in Idaho.
She was also convicted of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder in the death of Tammy, 49, the first wife of her husband, doomsday preacher Chad Daybell.
Following the verdict, the Maricopa County District Attorney’s Office announced that it has filed a request to extradite Vallow to Arizona, where she faces charges of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder in the death of her former husband, Charles Vallow.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 14, 2023 08:45
With Vallow silent, the only version of events is the one told by the state of Idaho
Lori Vallow was silent when authorities demanded to know where her missing children JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan were.
She didn’t speak when her remains (Tylee hacked to pieces and burned, JJ still in her red pajamas) were found in shallow graves on her new husband Chad Daybell’s property.
He refused to give any answers when confronted by his distraught surviving daughter, sister and other loved ones as they begged for the truth in harrowing phone calls from prison.
She even remained silent for the next three years, as she received new charges for the murders of her fourth husband, Charles Vallow, and Mr. Daybell’s first wife, Tammy Daybell, spent time in a psychiatric facility and her case was separated from his alleged colleague. -conspirator.
And now, even as he contemplates the prospect of spending the rest of his life behind bars, he remains silent.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 14, 2023 06:45
Timeline of the case of ‘doomsday cult mother’ Lori Vallow
raquel sharp compiled a timeline of this long, tragic, and bizarre case.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 14, 2023 04:45
Weird moments from the Ada County Courthouse
Beyond the testimony, some strange occurrences occurred within the courtroom.
Weird moments from Lori Vallow’s murder trial
Strange details about the cult beliefs that led to the murder came to light at the trial. But, beyond the testimony, some strange happenings also occurred inside the courtroom, reports Rachel Sharp.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 14, 2023 02:45
JJ Vallow’s family sends powerful message to doomed ‘cult mom’
Joshua “JJ” Vallow’s grandparents sent a powerful message to his mother, Lori Vallow, after she was found guilty of all counts in the murders of the seven-year-old boy, his 16-year-old sister Tylee Ryan, and first wife. by Chad Daybell, Tammy.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 14, 2023 00:45
Summary: Lori Vallow shows no reaction as she is found guilty of all charges
Sentencing will take place in 90 days.
raquel sharp has been following the case.
Oliver O’Connell13 May 2023 23:45
The Lori Vallow Murder Trial: What You Need to Know
raquel sharp delves into the deeply disturbing history of murder, unexplained death, and apocalyptic zombie-slaying cult beliefs surrounding Lori Vallow and her husband, doomsday auteur Chad Daybell.
Oliver O’Connell13 May 2023 22:45
Profile: Lori Vallow
Lori Vallow is a mother of three, former game show contestant, queen of the Mrs Texas pageant, and cult following.
An Idaho court has now determined that she, too, is a murderer.
Oliver O’Connell13 May 2023 21:45
One of Vallow’s alleged accomplices will never face justice
Lori Vallow has finally been held to account for the murders of her children and her role in the conspiracy to murder her husband’s late wife.
Chad Daybell is expected to face trial in 2024, but Alex Cox, who died suddenly in December 2019, will never face a jury despite evidence indicating he physically carried out at least two of the murders.
Oliver O’Connell13 May 2023 21:00
Key evidence: Video shows Vallow’s response to demand to produce missing children
Body camera footage shows the cold response of Lori Vallow sunbathing to police officers handing her papers to present her missing children.
andrea white has the story.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 13, 2023 20:15