A new case has been filed against Lori Vallow in Fremont County for two charges of conspiracy to conceal evidence.
BOISE — The Ada County Coroner’s Office will perform testing on the remains of two Rexburg children who were last seen alive in September, and whose disappearance attracted national attention and led to the arrest and charging of their mother and her husband.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The case of two kids who were missing for months before they were found dead in rural Idaho has taken another bizarre twist, with new court documents alleging that their mother believed they were zombies and that she was on a mission to rid the world of such creatures.
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…
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities used cellphone information from the now-deceased uncle of two missing Idaho children to find the youths' bodies on a rural property earlier this month, according to court documents.
Editor’s note: This article’s contents are disturbing.
Since the remains of missing children, 17-year-old Tylee Ryan and 7-year-old J.J. Vallow were discovered nearly two weeks ago, more friends in their mother’s religious circle have come forward.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A man charged with destroying evidence after police said the bodies of two missing kids were found on his Idaho property has pleaded not guilty.
Colby Ryan issued his first statement regarding the deaths of his two siblings, Tylee Ryan and J.J. Vallow, through his Instagram account on Saturday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Within a few hours, a garden of mementos grew outside the rural crime scene. Pinwheels, flowers and stuffed animals dotted a fence near where police found remains believed to belong to two children in a bizarre case that has captured attention around the world.
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.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The bodies of two children uncovered in rural Idaho are a boy and his big sister who have been missing since September, relatives said, and their mother and her husband are in custody in connection with the complex case that spans several states.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The bodies of two children uncovered in rural Idaho are a boy and his big sister who have been missing since September, relatives said Wednesday, bringing a grim end to a search that captivated people worldwide but no fewer questions about a case that has put their mother…
Family members confirmed on Wednesday that the two sets of human remains found on Chad Daybell's property were 8-year-old J.J. Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan.
Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional information since it was first published.
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…
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…
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.
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.
A hearing for the motion to reduce the bond of Lori Vallow will be held Friday at the Madison County Courthouse following multiple delays.
Chad Daybell and his second wife Lori Vallow are being investigated for the murder, attempted murder, and conspiracy regarding the death of Tammy Daybell, according to a letter from the Idaho Attorney General’s Office. The Rexburg Standard Journal obtained the letter through a public records…
Lori Vallow’s legal rights have been impacted by the Madison County court system’s efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, her lawyer claims.
“Last seen September 23, 2019 in Rexburg, ID,” reads a new billboard in Idaho Falls.
Recently reported documents provide new revelations into Lori Vallow’s alleged religious beliefs.
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.
On Wednesday evening, Lori Vallow’s legal team asked that next week's preliminary hearing be pushed until May and that the judge be disqualified from the case.
REXBURG — Lori Vallow’s hearing was set to begin at 2 p.m. Friday, but people were already showing up at 8 a.m. By 11 a.m., every available seat in the small Madison County courtroom was packed with media and curious members of the public. Some brought books, some brought babies. All waited …
The FBI and the Rexburg Police Department are asking that visitors to Yellowstone National Park on September 8, 2019, submit any photos and video that may assist in the investigation into the disappearance of 17-year old Tylee Ryan and 7-year old J.J. Vallow.
Lori Vallow appeared in Kauai, Hawaii court again for just two minutes on Wednesday to update the judge on the status of her extradition. The prosecutor confirmed in the hearing that the transport team from Idaho had arrived and was prepared to fly Vallow to Idaho that evening.
Lori Vallow will appear in court at 2 p.m. Friday in the Madison County Courthouse before Magistrate Judge Faren Eddins. The main intent of the hearing is to read the charges facing Vallow. Those charges include two counts of felony desertion of a child, as well as misdemeanor charges of res…
On Friday afternoon, Lori Vallow stood before a judge on the Hawaiian island of Kauai with her two attorneys. At this hearing, Vallow could choose to either fight the extradition order or waive her right to fight it. She chose to fight.
Ever since news of the disappearance of Tylee Ryan and J.J. Vallow got out, the national spotlight has been focused squarely on Rexburg. From “Good Morning America” to “The Dr. Oz Show,” the faces of the missing Rexburg children have been appearing on television sets across the country.
REXBURG — No decision was made during a status conference to determine custody of the missing J.J. Vallow, 7, Wednesday evening, at the Madison County Courthouse.
Tammy Daybell was dancing in her parents’ living room in early October. The librarian seemed in good spirits and good health, according to her father. Two weeks later, on Oct. 19, she was dead. By Oct. 22, she was buried near her parents’ home in Evergreen Cemetery in Springville, Utah.
Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct the relationship of Colby Ryan to Tylee Ryan and J.J. Vallow.
REXBURG — Kay and Larry Woodcock have filed for temporary guardianship of their missing grandson, 7-year-old J.J. Vallow.
Reports from police interviews in the wake of Charles Vallow’s July 11 shooting death offer odd insights and contradictions.
REXBURG — Reporters, from as far away as the New York ABC affiliate and as near as the Rexburg Standard Journal, camped out from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday in the Rexburg police station waiting for Lori Vallow to show up. She never did.
While the rest of the world was wondering where Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow were, the police were not, although they were keeping their cards close to their bulletproof vests.
Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct when law enforcement first made contact with Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow in Hawaii. The court order requiring Lori Vallow to produce the children within five days was served Saturday.
Four months after 7-year-old Joshua “J.J.” Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan were last seen in public, their whereabouts remain unknown and under investigation.