Daybell Disappearance

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On Friday, Chad Daybell’s attorney filed a motion for a change of venue because “a fair and impartial jury trial cannot be had in Fremont County.” Attorney John Prior is requesting a hearing be set regarding a trial transfer.

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Defense attorney John Prior, on behalf of his client Chad Daybell, has requested Daybell’s case be dismissed. The motion argues that a “lack of sufficient evidence” was presented at his preliminary hearing.

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Lori Vallow’s attorney Mark Means has written a five-page response to a recent letter sent by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to its leaders. In it, he called the First Presidency letter “at least disturbing and at worse, criminal.”

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When Rexburg’s two missing children were found buried on Chad Daybell’s property on June 9, the community responded by creating a makeshift memorial. Flowers, balloons, stuffed animals, photos and notes to the children were hung on the stretch of fence running along the Daybell property wher…

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A detective Monday described in excruciating details how investigators unearthed the remains of two children who had been missing for months while searching the rural Idaho property of a man charged with concealing evidence.

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Prosecutors on Monday plan to begin sketching out their evidence against a couple at the center of a bizarre case of two missing children whose bodies were later unearthed in rural Idaho, offering potential new details in an investigation with ties to doomsday beliefs and other mysterious de…

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Three FBI agents have been subpoenaed by state prosecutor Rob Wood to appear at Chad Daybell’s upcoming hearing. The agents, Special Agent Benjamin Dean, Special Agent Steven Daniels and Agent Gary Lyu, are all based out of Salt Lake City. A fourth subpoena was also filed for Rylene Nowlin, …

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Lori Vallow, who is being investigated for her possible involvement in the deaths of her two minor children, her former husband and her current husband’s former wife, will face a jury trial from Jan. 25 through Jan 29, 2021, on three Madison County misdemeanor charges.

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REXBURG — Attorney Mark Means filed a court document stating Lori Vallow would be pleading not guilty to her three misdemeanor charges, according to court records dated June 14.

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Two charges against Lori Vallow for desertion and nonsupport of a dependent child have been dismissed Thursday after the children's bodies were found on her husband's property.

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The FBI has released a newly discovered photo from Tylee Ryan’s last known day alive. Photos place Tylee in Yellowstone National Park with her mother Lori Vallow, her uncle Alex Cox and younger brother J.J. on Sept. 8, 2019. This is “the last verifiable sighting of her.” The FBI had previous…

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Attorney John Prior filed a court document stating Daybell would be pleading not guilty to his charges, according to court records dated June 12.

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Now, that a monthslong mystery regarding the whereabouts of two missing children has been tragically resolved with the discovery of their remains, the eastern Idaho community, which held out hope for their safe return, is looking to heal.

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The two sets of human remains found on Chad Daybell's property were eight-year old J.J. Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan, according to Larry Woodcock, grandfather of J.J. Vallow.

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REXBURG — Law enforcement announced at a Tuesday night press conference that Chad Daybell will have a court hearing at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Fremont County Courthouse. Daybell is currently being held in the Fremont County Jail and faces felony charges of destruction or concealment of evid…

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SALEM — At approximately 7 a.m. Tuesday law enforcement descended on Chad Daybell’s property. They started digging shortly afterwards. Officers with shovels and hoes could be seen in aerial shots. As the day went on, they brought backhoes and tents to the scene. The digging seemed to be focu…

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Alex Cox, one of the central characters in the Rexburg missing children case, died Dec. 12, 2019, in Gilbert, Ariz. He was found unconscious by 25-year-old stepson Joseph Lopez. Cox was lying face down on the floor of Lopez’s bathroom.

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Last Friday, NBC aired its second “Dateline” episode on Lori Vallow and her husband Chad Daybell. In it, several people close to the couple spoke publicly for the first time. Their “Dateline” interviews provide new insights into the couple’s beliefs and show a concerning pattern.

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Justice in the time of coronavirus was on full display at Lori Vallow’s second bond hearing, her fourth request for bond reduction. Everyone in the courtroom wore masks and were told to maintain social distancing.

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The preliminary hearing for Lori Vallow set for next week has officially been moved to May 7 and 8, Madison County Court Administrator Tammie Whyte confirmed Friday. Whyte also confirmed that Judge Faren Eddins had been disqualified at Vallow’s attorney’s request.