This week in true crime, we discuss the murder of Linda Collins-Smith and the murder of Melissa Banda. Plus, we have special guest, The Chosen Ones Podcast.
If you’ve been following the Lori Daybell case, but have been having a hard time making sense of what’s really going on, you need to check out The Chosen Ones. The Chosen Ones tells the story of the Vallow and Daybell families, and does a detailed breakdown of the strange happenings leading up to the disappearances of Tylee Ryan and JJ Vallow.
Fremont County Magistrate Judge Faren Eddins ruled Tuesday that Chad Daybell will face trial in District Court to answer to his charges in connection with the disappearance of Joshua “JJ” Vallow and Tylee Ryan.
Disturbing images of the two victims emerged Monday as prosecutors began in open court to build their case against Chad Daybell, who is accused along with his wife, Lori Vallow, of multiple crimes tied to the disappearance and discovery of the bodies of Lori’s two children.
After a nearly nine-month search, investigators found 7-year-old J.J. Vallow—still clad in red pajamas and “tightly wrapped” in black plastic—in the backyard of doomsday author Chad Daybell’s Idaho home, a detective testified Monday. The little boy’s head, arms, and feet were bound in duct tape.
The date that doomsday author Chad Daybell and his wife, Lori Vallow, predicted would herald the apocalypse has now come and gone.
East Idaho News reports Lori Vallow Daybell’s bail was lowered Friday on three Madison County misdemeanor charges.
Lori Vallow’s now-deceased brother helped lead authorities to the remains of her missing children, according to newly released court documents.
KUTV reports human remains were found Tuesday on Chad Daybell’s property in Rexburg, Idaho, police confirmed on Tuesday. The remains have not been identified.
Lori Vallow, the mother of the two Idaho children missing since September, allegedly believed she was a god and married self-published author, Chad Daybell, who wrote dozens of books on apocalyptic events and near-death experiences.