– An American couple with doomsday religious beliefs appeared in court in the
western US state of Idaho on Wednesday to face charges of murdering three
people, including two children.
Vallow, 47, and her husband, Chad Daybell, 52, are accused of murdering two of
also face charges of conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the death
of Daybell’s previous wife.
Daybell is the self-published author of several apocalyptic novels and the
couple’s “religious beliefs” are cited in the indictment as a factor
in the murders.
Never reported children missing
children, Tylee Ryan, 16, and JJ Vallow, 7, were last seen alive in September
and Daybell never reported to the authorities that the children were missing,
and their bodies were found in June of last year on property owned by Daybell
BREAKING: Special prosecutor Rob Wood announces grand jury indictment of Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow in the deaths of JJ Vallow, Tylee Ryan and Tammy Daybell. They are now accused of murder in the first degree including other serious charges. pic.twitter.com/iRij2Iou1r
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and Vallow are also accused of conspiring to murder Daybell’s ex-wife, Tammy,
49, in October 2019, two weeks before they moved to Hawaii, where they got
Daybell’s death had previously been ruled to be due to natural causes.
and Daybell could face the death penalty or life in prison if convicted. They
appeared in court on Wednesday via Zoom.