LORI VALLOW & CHAD DAYBELL

Lori Vallow Daybell moved from Idaho prison to Arizona prison to face other charges

Nov 30, 2023, 7:30 PM | Updated: Dec 1, 2023, 8:24 am

Mug shot from prison...

Lori Vallow Daybell's booking photo into the Pocatello Women's Correction Center on Aug. 1, 2023. (Idaho DOC)

(Idaho DOC)

SALT LAKE CITY — Convicted killer Lori Vallow Daybell is no longer in the Pocatello Women’s Correctional Center and now sits in an Arizona jail.

She will face charges at the Maricopa County Jail.

Lori Vallow Daybell sentenced to life in prison without parole

On Monday, deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office drove from Phoenix to Idaho for an extradition requested by prosecutors in Arizona.

“I know the devastation that’s been left in the trail,” Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said.

Lori Vallow Daybell was brought to a jail in Arizona after midnight on Wednesday an 18-hour drive from Idaho where she was already serving life sentences for the murders of her two children and her husband’s first wife.

Lori Vallow Daybell found guilty of murdering her children

“Call it planning an extensive road trip that happens to bring back a dangerous fugitive,” Penzone said.

Vallow Daybell was placed against a wall and given a pat down before going through a security scanner and into processing. She donned a new inmate uniform orange and got a new mug shot.

“She will be housed here until the conclusion of her case,” Penzone said.

Vallow Daybell will now have to face prosecutors in Arizona and conspiracy to commit murder charges in the death of her fourth husband Charles Vallow in July 2019 and in the attempted murder of Brandon Boudreaux, her niece’s ex-husband on Oct. 2, 2019.

Penzone said four deputies, including a female officer, opted for road over air travel due to weather concerns.

“Make no mistake about it, sometimes, I think we look at a person and judge by appearance. This is a moderately sized female, what kind of threat can she be?” Penzone said. “She is as much or more of a threat to the harm of others as any dangerous criminal we’ve had in our custody.”

Everything they said went off smoothly with Vallow-Daybell.

“I know they said she was very chatty,” Penzone said. “I understand that she was very sociable the entire trip, talked quite a bit.”

For now, she will sit in a high-security, isolated cell and is not eligible for bond.

“For me, from one human to another, my heart breaks for them. Anybody who suffered loss at the hands of an evil person like this, I pray they will find peace,” Penzone said.

Vallow-Daybell has a hearing on Dec. 7.

In the meantime, preparations for Chad Daybell’s trial next April are moving forward. The judge will allow cameras during the trial and is considering motions to move the trial back to Fremont County, Idaho, as well as arguments by the defense to take the death penalty off the table.

KSL 5 TV Live

Lori Vallow & Chad Daybell

Chad Daybell and his attorney, John Prior, appear in a hearing on Oct. 29, 2020...

Josh Ellis

Idaho court denies motion from Chad Daybell’s lawyer to leave case

An Idaho judge on Thursday ruled that John Prior, Chad Daybell's lawyer, will continue to represent Daybell in the case.

1 month ago

Chad Daybell and his attorney, John Prior, appear in a hearing on Oct. 29, 2020...

Michael Houck

Chad Daybell’s attorney files to withdraw from case due to lack of funds

The attorney representing Chad Daybell has filed to withdraw from the upcoming murder case Friday.

1 month ago

A judge has ordered the remains of Joshua "JJ" Vallow to be turned over to his family members. The ...

Larry D. Curtis

Murder victim Tylee Ryan’s remains to be returned to family

The remains of teen murder victim Tylee Ryan will be released to her family, an Idaho judge ruled Thursday.

2 months ago

FILE — Chad Daybell watches during Lori Vallow's extradition hearing in Hawaii on Feb. 21, 2020....

Larry D. Curtis

Idaho court denies Chad Daybell’s motions to strike death penalty

An Idaho court has denied Chad Guy Daybell's motions to strike the death penalty in his murder trial scheduled for 2024.

2 months ago

Lori Vallow Daybell sits during her sentencing hearing at the Fremont County Courthouse in St. Anth...

Associated Press

Lori Vallow pleads not guilty to Arizona murder conspiracy charges

Lori Vallow Daybell pleaded not guilty to Arizona charges of conspiring to kill her estranged husband and her niece’s ex-husband.

3 months ago

FILE - Chad Daybell appears during a court hearing in St. Anthony, Idaho, Aug. 4, 2020. An Idaho ju...

Karah Brackin, Mark Jones, and Eliza Pace, KSL TV

Chad Daybell trial will be broadcast with certain restrictions, judge rules

An Idaho judge ruled Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2023, that Chad Daybell's trial will be broadcast with certain restrictions.

3 months ago

Sponsored Articles

Modern chandelier hanging from a white slanted ceiling with windows in the backgruond...

Lighting Design

Light Up Your Home With These Top Lighting Trends for 2024

Check out the latest lighting design trends for 2024 and tips on how you can incorporate them into your home.

Technician woman fixing hardware of desktop computer. Close up....

PC Laptops

Tips for Hassle-Free Computer Repairs

Experiencing a glitch in your computer can be frustrating, but with these tips you can have your computer repaired without the stress.

Close up of finger on keyboard button with number 11 logo...

PC Laptops

7 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade Your Laptop to Windows 11

Explore the benefits of upgrading to Windows 11 for a smoother, more secure, and feature-packed computing experience.

Stylish room interior with beautiful Christmas tree and decorative fireplace...

Lighting Design

Create a Festive Home with Our Easy-to-Follow Holiday Prep Guide

Get ready for festive celebrations! Discover expert tips to prepare your home for the holidays, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere for unforgettable moments.

Battery low message on mobile device screen. Internet and technology concept...

PC Laptops

9 Tips to Get More Power Out of Your Laptop Battery

Get more power out of your laptop battery and help it last longer by implementing some of these tips from our guide.

Users display warnings about the use of artificial intelligence (AI), access to malicious software ...

Les Olson

How to Stay Safe from Cybersecurity Threats

Read our tips for reading for how to respond to rising cybersecurity threats in 2023 and beyond to keep yourself and your company safe.

Lori Vallow Daybell moved from Idaho prison to Arizona prison to face other charges