CHAD DAYBELL TRIAL

WATCH: The biggest moments in the Lori Vallow Daybell case

May 11, 2023, 12:13 AM | Updated: 12:15 am

BOISE, IdahoClosing arguments begin Thursday morning in the Lori Vallow Daybell trial. After that, jurors will begin deliberating.

Who is Lori Vallow Daybell?

In closing arguments Thursday morning the prosecution and defense will really look to hammer home their message to jurors. Here’s a look at some of the bigger moments the jury has seen and heard over the past month.


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Big moments started with the prosecution’s opening, where it revealed for the first time that Tammy Daybell, one of those Vallow Daybell is accused of conspiring to kill, died by asphyxiation.

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Chad Daybell tells judge he won’t testify in his murder trial

The defense attorney for Chad Daybell said Thursday he does not intend to call any further witnesses in the murder trial, and the defendant told the judge he will not take the stand himself and testify.

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Chad Daybell stands next to his attorney, John Prior, during his murder trial in Boise on Apr. 18....

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Prosecutors want to call more witnesses in Chad Daybell murder trial after defense rests

Prosecutors in the Chad Daybell murder trial in Idaho told a judge Wednesday they want to call several more witnesses as a rebuttal after the defense attorney rests his case.

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Forensic pathologist called by defense says Tammy Daybell’s cause of death ‘undetermined’

A forensic pathologist testified in the murder trial of Chad Daybell that his wife, Tammy Daybell's death would be best classified as "undetermined."

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Chad Daybell’s defense prepares to make case to jurors

Prosecutors have rested their case in the Chad Daybell murder trial. They did so Thursday morning following weeks of testimony and dozens of witnesses.

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Defense says no evidence Daybell killed Tylee and JJ; Judge finds indictment error

Chad Daybell's attorney, John Prior, asked for a "directed verdict" on the murder charges of Tylee Ryan and JJ Vallow, indicating that there was not enough evidence to show that Daybell was involved in their deaths.

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WATCH: The biggest moments in the Lori Vallow Daybell case