Lori Vallow

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In Video, Lori Vallow's Husband Speaks Poorly of Her

Charles Vallow says she's 'lost her mind'

(Newser) - What did Lori Vallow's late husband think of her? Thanks to police bodycam footage, we now know. KPNX obtained the video, which shows Charles Vallow speaking to police outside his Gilbert, Ariz., home on Jan. 31, 2019—less than six months before he was shot to death by Lori'... More »

Autopsy: Blood Clot Killed Brother of Lori Vallow

Case remains active, detectives say

(Newser) - A pulmonary blood clot killed the brother of an Idaho woman who's facing charges in the disappearance of her children—a case that attracted worldwide attention with revelations of her doomsday beliefs and connection to three mysterious deaths. Autopsy and toxicology reports were released Friday for Alex Cox, who... More »

Emails Contain Another Accusation Against Lori Vallow

Dead husband Charles Vallow allegedly accused her of placing password on account

(Newser) - Lori Vallow is in an Idaho jail as authorities try to figure out what happened to her two missing children. That's no longer the investigation she factors into. KTVB reports Vallow and husband Chad Daybell are being probed in the death of Chad's late wife, Tammy Daybell. Her... More »

New Allegation on Lori Vallow Involves Zombies, Demons

It comes in a court filing unrelated to the case

(Newser) - More allegations are emerging in the case of Lori Vallow, the Idaho mother arrested in Hawaii in connection with the disappearance of her two children. The details come again via the ex-husband of Vallow's niece, who filed paperwork in an Arizona court in connection with his own child custody... More »

A Change to Those Involved in Lori Vallow's Case

She's down to one attorney

(Newser) - Lori Vallow says she is innocent of the charges against her, according to the sole attorney she has left. ABC News reports two of her lawyers removed themselves from her legal team on Friday, though a reason wasn't given. It wasn't the only shake-up to the players in... More »

Lori Vallow Was Once in a Much Brighter Spot

Former beauty pageant contestant was a 'Wheel of Fortune' winner

(Newser) - With bail bondsmen refusing to work with her , Lori Vallow remains jailed in Idaho on charges of felony child abandonment, obstructing an officer, solicitation of a crime, and contempt of court, all related to the disappearance of her children , Tylee Ryan, 17, and Joshua "JJ" Vallow, 7. It's... More »

'Doomsday Mom' Wants Judge Disqualified

Lori Vallow asks for a new judge in her case

(Newser) - Lori Vallow couldn't make bail, so she's currently in an Idaho jail awaiting trial on charges related to two of her children, who have been missing for months. And now she's trying to get the judge on her case disqualified, the Daily Beast reports, though her legal... More »

FBI Shares Last Photo of Lori Vallow's Daughter

Agency is asking for photos that may show the family in Yellowstone on Sept. 8

(Newser) - Steam rises from Yellowstone's hydrothermal features as 17-year-old Tylee Ryan hugs her 7-year-old brother, Joshua "JJ" Vallow. The photo taken Sept. 8, 2019, the last day Tylee was seen , was released Thursday by the FBI along with another photo showing JJ at the park with mom Lori Vallow.... More »

Mom of Missing Kids Pleads the 5th

Lori Vallow doesn't want to be questioned en route to Idaho, lawyer warns

(Newser) - Lori Vallow, the mother of two Idaho children missing since September, was extradited from Hawaii to Idaho on a red-eye flight arriving Thursday, CBS News reports. On Wednesday, before that flight took off, Vallow invoked her fifth amendment right against self-incrimination, the Daily Beast reports. Her lawyer said Vallow should... More »

Lori Vallow Is Going Back to Idaho

Mother of 2 missing children won't fight extradition from Hawaii

(Newser) - The mother of two missing children in a convoluted case out of Idaho will return to that state to face charges. In what East Idaho News describes as a surprise move, an attorney for Lori Vallow told a judge in Hawaii Wednesday that she will not fight her extradition. The... More »

Report: Lori Vallow's Girl Was Last Seen at Yellowstone

Meanwhile, her niece's ex-husband alleges that niece knows something

(Newser) - No clarity, but more potential threads to follow in the case of Lori Vallow, the Idaho mother arrested in Hawaii last week in connection with the disappearance of her two children. The first thread comes via the ex-husband of Vallow's niece, who filed paperwork in an Arizona court last... More »

Lori Vallow Has Been Arrested in Hawaii

Mother of 2 missing kids faces extradition to Idaho

(Newser) - Police still don't know where Lori Vallow's two children are, but they know exactly where Vallow is now—the cellblock of the Kauai Police Department. The Idaho woman, whose two children have not been seen since September, was arrested in Hawaii Thursday and is being held on $5... More »

Lori Vallow's Dead Husband Claimed She Said Odd Things

Like that she 'cannot taste death'

(Newser) - The case of Lori Vallow's missing kids has made headlines for months—and the Idaho mom's gallivanting around Hawaii with current husband Chad Daybell has grabbed press in recent days. They're the couple who fled Idaho in November as police began asking questions about Lori's 7-year-old... More »

Here's the Latest Twist in Bizarre Saga of Missing Kids

Charles Vallow switched his insurance beneficiary to his adopted son's grandma

(Newser) - The strange and sad story of the two Idaho kids missing since September continues to get stranger: Charles Vallow, the adopted father of one of the missing children, changed his insurance policy months before his death so that wife Lori Vallow, a person of interest in the children's disappearance,... More »

Source: Last Text From Missing Teen's Phone Was Odd

CBS: Someone sent a text from Tylee Ryan's phone after she went missing, it's not clear who

(Newser) - When authorities finally located Lori Vallow, a person of interest in the disappearance of two of her children , they also located a cellphone belonging to one of those children. That's according to a source who spoke to CBS News about the case; JJ Vallow, 7, and Tylee Ryan, 17,... More »

Missing Kids' Mom Left Town—and Left Behind a Storage Unit

Items belonging to Joshua 'JJ' Vallow and Tylee Ryan found in Idaho unit

(Newser) - The mother of the Idaho children who have been missing since September left the state at the end of November—and left behind a storage unit full of children's items. Detectives who executed a search warrant on the storage unit found bikes, a scooter, and other sports equipment; winter... More »

Mom Misses Deadline to Bring Missing Kids to Idaho

Lori Vallow could now be extradited from Hawaii

(Newser) - The mother of two children missing since September failed to meet a court-ordered deadline to bring the kids to authorities in Idaho on Thursday. That clears the way for a judge to potentially hold Lori Vallow in contempt of court, a legal move that could allow prosecutors to seek to... More »

Couple Finally Found in Case of 2 Missing Siblings

Lori Vallow, Chad Daybell caught in Hawaii, but there is no sign of the children

(Newser) - A couple sought by police for months has finally been located in Hawaii, but there's no sign of two missing siblings linked to them . Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell were pulled over in Kauai and briefly detained, reports East Idaho News . Police seized their rental SUV and executed a... More »

Son With 2 Missing Siblings Makes Emotional Plea to Mom

Slain husband said wife claimed she was 'a god'

(Newser) - "Mom, I want to talk to you like I'm sitting across the room from you," says Colby Ryan, whose mother and two siblings are missing in mysterious circumstances . In an emotional YouTube video , the 23-year-old begs Lori Vallow to come home and tell where 7-year-old Joshua Vallow... More »

Police: Mom Knows What Happened to Her Missing Kids

Police say Lori Vallow has 'completely refused' to help them

(Newser) - Lori Vallow's children haven't been seen since Sept. 23 , and Idaho police say Vallow has not only "completely refused" to help them—she probably has all the answers. We "have information indicating that Lori knows either the location of the children or what has happened to... More »

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