Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell murder trials

FILE - Chad Daybell is on trial for the murders of his wife Lori Vallow Daybell's two children, Jos...
Daniel Woodruff

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....
Daniel Woodruff

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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Dr. Kathy Raven, a forensic pathologist testified Tuesday, May 21 in Chad Daybell's murder tria tha...
Daniel Woodruff

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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John Prior speaks with Chad Daybell during a hearing in August 2020. Chad Daybell is returning to c...
Daniel Woodruff

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

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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FILE: Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell...
Collin Leonard, KSL.com

Jailhouse phone call: Daybells thought there was a ‘3% chance there would be trouble’

A jailhouse phone call that Lori Vallow Daybell made to Chad Daybell "stuck out" to a Rexburg police detective.
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Chad Daybell stands next to his attorney, John Prior, during his murder trial in Boise on Apr. 18....
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com.

Doctor testifies that Tammy Daybell’s bruising was inflicted just before or after death

Dr. Lily Marsden and the former Utah chief medical examiner took the stand in the Chad Daybell trial on Tuesday.
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Tylee Ryan, right, is pictured here with her brother, JJ Vallow. Chad Daybell, their mother's new h...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Tylee’s best friend, people who examined her body testify in Chad Daybell murder trial

Jurors in the Chad Daybell murder trial heard testimony Monday from victim Tylee Ryan's best friend and from investigators who testified about marks found on Tylee's bones.
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Tammy Daybell's sister, Samantha Gwilliam, testifies during the murder trial for Chad Daybell on Fr...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Chad Daybell’s family members describe his changing demeanor, end times fixation before wife’s death

Jurors heard testimony from Tammy Daybell's relatives and the deputy coroner during Chad Daybell's trial on Friday.
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John Prior speaks with Chad Daybell during a hearing in August 2020. Testimony in the murder trial ...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Police found missing children’s debit card, iPad with Daybells in Hawaii, sergeant says

Jurors in the Chad Daybell murder trial heard from former co-workers of Chad's wife, Tammy Daybell, on Thursday.
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John Prior speaks with Chad Daybell during a hearing in August 2020. Chad Daybell is returning to c...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Doctor shows emotional jurors photos of children’s autopsies in Chad Daybell murder trial

Dr. Garth Warren spoke in detail about the autopsies of Joshua "JJ" Vallow and Tylee Ryan during his testimony Wednesday in the Chad Daybell murder trial.
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Ada County Courthouse front...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Widow describes fringe religious teachings from Chad and Lori Daybell surrounding 3 deaths

One of the women who listened to what Chad Daybell taught to his followers testified in court Tuesday that he believed some people had been "exalted" and did not need to repent of any wrongdoing, including himself and Lori Vallow Daybell.
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Melani Pawlowski, Lori Daybell's niece, testifies during the trial for Chad Daybell in Boise on Mon...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Lori Daybell’s niece testifies about zombies, castings at Chad Daybell’s murder trial

Jurors heard testimony on Monday from Melani Pawlowski and her husband, Ian Pawlowski, about the influence Chad Daybell had over their small religious group.
21 days ago
Lori Vallow Daybell and Chad Daybell celebrating their wedding. They were married in Hawaii on Nov....
Eliza Pace

New evidence in Chad Daybell trial includes necklace found on Daybell property, Google searches

Testimony in the murder trial of Chad Daybell revealed new evidence including google searches and a necklace found on Chad Daybell's property.
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Chad Daybell and attorney John Prior on day five of his murder trial on April 17, 2024. (Ada County...
Larry D. Curtis and Garna Mejia, KSL TV

Chad Daybell’s family testifies about his demeanor after wife’s death

Chad Daybell's family testified in his murder trial Thursday, including his mother and his sister-in-law, Heather Daybell, who asked him not to move his family into Idaho neighborhood.
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A judge has ordered the remains of Joshua "JJ" Vallow to be turned over to his family members. The ...
Larry D. Curtis

Neighbors of Chad Daybell testify he told them Lori Vallow’s daughter had died

A neighbor of Chad Daybell told her just days after her Tammy Daybell's death — that Lori Vallow — had a daughter who had died.
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John Prior speaks with Chad Daybell during a hearing in August 2020. Chad Daybell is returning to c...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

FBI agent uses phone data to show where Chad Daybell was when JJ and Tylee disappeared

An FBI agent who specializes in analyzing cellphone records testified Monday in the Chad Daybell murder trial about phone locations that helped in his investigation.
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Chad Daybell (right) sitting next to his attorney, John Prior, during his murder trail in Boise on ...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

‘Something wasn’t sitting well’: Funeral director expressed concerns about Tammy Daybell’s death

Family friends testified in Chad Daybell's murder trial Friday about comments he made in the days after his wife died — a death that seemed very sudden.
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Tammy Daybell smiles in her obituary photo...
Eliza Pace

Evidence shows Tammy Daybell read email from Charles Vallow before his death

Testimony on Thursday focused on Tammy Daybell's final days and experiences before her death in the murder trial of Chad Daybell.
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Brenda Dye, the Fremont County coroner, testified Wednesday about the reasons why sh...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Coroner describes changing Tammy Daybell’s cause of death to homicide

The Fremont County coroner described responding to Tammy Daybell's death, and why the autopsy results changed her mind about the cause of death.
1 month ago
FILE - Chad Daybell is on trial for the murders of his wife Lori Vallow Daybell's two children, Jos...
Mary Culbertson

Tammy Daybell’s voice heard in court following emotional testimony

During the ninth day of Chad Daybell's murder trial, Tammy Daybell's voice was heard in the courtroom in a phone call with a dispatcher.
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FILE - A courtroom sketch of Brandon Boudreaux as he takes the stand on April 10, 2023 during Lori ...
Mary Culbertson

Who is Brandon Boudreaux?

Brandon Boudreaux is the ex-husband of Lori Vallow Daybell's niece. Vallow Daybell is accused of conspiring to murder him in October 2019.
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FBI agent Douglas Hart, right, testifies Monday about texts between Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow Da...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

‘Angels are angry’: FBI agent describes ‘manipulating’ texts between Lori and Chad Daybell

FBI agent Douglas Hart testified Monday about texts between Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow Daybell, showing how he said they manipulated each other.
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Texts shown during Chad Daybell's jury trial show he and Lori Daybell planned to be together in Haw...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Texts show Chad and Lori Daybell’s relationship days after her husband’s death

Jurors for Chad Daybell's trial heard testimony on Friday about Lori Daybell's texts from an FBI agent, along with the end of testimony from Lori Daybell's friend, Melanie Gibb.
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