Joshua, aged 7, and Tylee, age 16, went to Yellowstone National park with Loris and Loris's Brother. [47], Chad and Lori were married in Hawaii on November 5, 2019, two weeks after the death of Chad's first wife, Tammy Daybell. He reportedly believed he had numerous past lives and could talk to angels. Recently released autopsy reports, photos, and results have provided crucial insight into the cause of their deaths. He was initially reported missing by relatives concerned about not only the childrenwhom they had not heard from in weeksbut also several other suspicious incidents. ', [] the children are not with Chad and Lori. And just let them know that I love them, and I've never met anyone like them. So, what makes her a danger to herself and to others? Daybell was a former gravedigger-turned-novelist and podcaster from Rexburg, Idaho, who some say was something of a local cult leader, says Morgan. Joshua "JJ" Vallow and Tylee Ryan were found dead on the property of their step-father's home this week, police say, a horrific discovery that . [35] On September 24, 2019, Lori contacted the school to tell them that she was withdrawing J.J. from classes, claiming she would be homeschooling him. Lori was charged with grand theft related to "Social Security Survivor benefits over $1,000 allocated for the care of minors Tylee Ryan and JJ Vallow that were appropriated after the children were missing and ultimately found deceased". '", Through their lawyer, the Daybells stated that, "Chad Daybell was a loving husband and he has the support of his children in this matter. I can't conceive of a scenario where she wasn't involved. I was not OK with it because she told something to the police that was not true So, I was I had a really bad feeling in my stomach, and I felt very shooken [sic] up by it. [27] At age 22, she married 23-year-old William Lagioia in Travis County, Texas, on October 22, 1995. [6][7][8] On June 9, 2020, police executed a search warrant at Chad's home and discovered the remains of J.J. and Tylee. Her 17-year-old daughter Tylee Ryan and 7-year-old son Joshua "JJ" Vallow have not been seen since September, and Vallow has refused to cooperate with the police investigation into her children's disappearance. ROB WOOD [in court]: Where was he located when you saw him? Some details of their last moments and autopsy have not been made. What else is happening with the bizarre case, missing kids? Cindy Cesare and Alyssa Estrada are the lead development producers. His birth name was Canaan Todd Trahan. CHAD DAYBELL phone call]: Hello, sweet Melanie. So angry she was still talking about it when the Rexburg police first came to her door looking for JJ. Morgan Loew: Because of the condition of of Tylee's remains, it's hard to tell what happened to her. There has been no new trial date set. Lori and Chad Daybell were charged with conspiracy to commit destruction, alteration or concealment of evidence. After JJ and Tylee's remains were found, they were taken to the Ada County Coroner's Office for an autopsy. They dug up a dog. But they got one thing wrong. Something's happened to her. Neither is Echo Itaaehau's daughter Vaisia, one of Tylee's best friends. Vallow had two sons from a previous marriage, Nicholas and Zachary Chase. J. J. was last seen on the evening of September 22, 2019, at his mother Lori Daybell's Rexburg apartment. OFFICER DORENBUSH: She threatened to murder you? But the horror was just beginning to unfold. [34] In 2013, the couple adopted Vallow's grandnephew, Joshua Jaxon "J.J." Vallow (born 2012),[35] and in late 2014, they moved to Kauai, Hawaii.[16]. Lori was held on US$5 million bail. After Chad and Lori's marriage two weeks after Tammy's death, law enforcement became suspicious and exhumed Tammy's corpse for autopsy.[3][4][5]. Morgan Loew: A second team of investigators were searching a different part of the yard. Two months later, Tammy's body was exhumed and autopsied. Tammy Daybell died in October of 2019 just two weeks before her husband tied the knot with Vallow and about a month before his new wife's children, 7-year-old Joshua "J.J." Vallow and 17 . On November 26, 2019, two months after JJ was last seen, Rexburg Police came knocking on Lori's door looking for the little boy. September 24, 2019 Lori informs J.J.'s school that he will no longer be attending and will be homeschooled instead. A coroner in Idaho has confirmed that autopsies have been completed on the bodies of two missing children found buried in their stepfather Chad Daybell's backyard earlier this month, but additional testing is needed before authorities can confirm the cause of death or release the results. ST. ANTHONY, Idaho A married couple accused in a triple murder case will be tried separately, an Idaho judge ruled Thursday. They tied yellow ribbons around the trees and waited for his return. [49] When police reached Gibb by phone, she told police that J.J. was not with her and had not been there for several months. Chad was booked into jail later that day on obstruction or concealment of evidence; he was later charged with felony murder. Jonathan Vigliott | CBS News correspondent: How did you hold it together? With Lori now in jail, Chad Daybell returned home. First published on October 3, 2020 / 11:09 PM. [45] Melani Boudreaux, Lori's niece, reportedly shares these beliefs. A cemetery posted a personal ad for a goose whose mate died. Ryan's sister Annie said on the "Dr. Phil" show that Vallow didn't tell her or other family members about Ryan's death for weeks. But what killed them? MELANIE GIBB: He brought JJ into the house during the middle of the podcast. November 15, 2022 - District Judge Steven Boyce ruled that Lori Vallow-Daybell was competent and fit to stand trial. CHARLES VALLOW [to police officer]: She's unhinged. Gibb later recalled Chad lavishing attention on Lori and expounding upon his unusual religious beliefs and "the deeper mysteries of God" with a small group of the overnight guests. Morgan Loew: He was at that property for over two hours that morning. DAVID WARWICK: She said that he was being a zombie and climbed up on the cabinets, climbed up on top of the fridge, smashed her picture of Christ down, and then climbed up onto the upper cabinets and got between the top of the cabinet and the ceiling. After almost 13 years of marriage, Charles Vallow filed for divorce. April Raymond: Part of her mission on Earth was to eliminate the darkness, the demonic the evil. April Raymond: She did everything for JJ, everything for Tylee. The county sheriff's office did not find the perpetrator. Lori later told police that she walked past Vallow on the floor and went outside. Chad Daybell, a former gravedigger turned author, podcaster and doomsday prophet, was a married father of five. Items are seen hanging on the fence in memory of Tylee Ryan, 17, and Joshua "JJ" Vallow, 7, at Chad Daybell's residence in Salem, Idaho on Thursday, June 11, 2020. Where is Lori right now? ", Margaret Travillion [reading aloud] "If you're working or playing or sitting with friends you can [cries] dance til you're dizzy." April Raymond: I feel like whatever story we were given about how Charles was killed was not the truth. Because, by golly, he has to be dancing in heaven. He pled guilty and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, which he served in Austin, Texas. RAY HERMOSILLO: He had duct tape continuously wrapped from elbow all the way around his arms, over his hands, all the way to his right elbow. The big sister who used to watch over her little brother was no longer there to protect him. Judy Tygard is the executive producer. And the FBI tracked the messages of Lori and her husband so they could find the real culprit easily. Vaisia Itaaehau: I just always had that hope that they were alive. Little is known about his death as investigators await results from an ongoing autopsy. Morgan Loew: Somehow, in 17 minutes, there was a grave dug and filled in. Tylee Ashlyn Ryan (September 24, 2002 c. September 9, 2019)[a] and Joshua Jaxon "J. Morgan Loew: The medical examiner performed an autopsy on Alex Cox and found that he died of natural causes. MELANIE GIBB: Hi Chad. May 29, 2021 / 10:42 PM On December 5, 2018, Chad and Lori appeared together on the Preparing a People[37] podcast episode "Time to Warrior Up". [56] On May 27, 2021, Lori was found incompetent and unfit to stand trial, and her case was stayed. MELANIE GIBB: I'm just worried for you guys because, you know, he's missing and, you know LORI VALLOW: I know exactly where he is. I'm still not holding it together. #fox10phoenix", "JJ and Tylee's families, Chad Daybell's brother issue statements", "Rexburg Police confirm bodies are that of JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan", "Human remains found at Idaho home of Chad Daybell, husband of 'cult mom' Lori Vallow, police say", "Chad Daybell arrested, booked into jail", "Chad Daybell: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know", "A timeline of the events surrounding the disappearance of J.J. 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By the time the remains of 7-year-old JJ Vallow and his 16-year-old sister Tylee Ryan were found buried in shallow graves on Chad Daybell's property in June 2020, they had become two of the most famous missing children in America. Authorities believe J. J. died around that time frame based on location data on the cell phone of his uncle. His cell phone left a digital map. All told similar stories of self-defense and were sent home. How are you guys? A guardian who was involved in the custody battle between Lori Vallow and Tylee Ryan's father expressed concern about Tylee's well-being a decade before she and her younger brother were found dead. Do you think she played an active role in the deaths of her children? Now the cold glare of death would shift focus to Chad Daybell's family. Police Department released video of the full interview they conducted with Tylee Ryan following the death of her stepfather, Charles Vallow in journalism,[14] and worked as a cemetery sexton, or gravedigger, among other jobs. January 2529, 2021 Lori Vallow's trial for the misdemeanor charges was scheduled to begin. A smiling Lori Vallow on police bodycam video after learning her husband was dead. April Raymond met Lori in 2015 in Hawaii. August 26, 2021 - Chad Daybell waives his right to a. August 30, 2021 - Lori Vallow still found to be incompetent, due to incomplete status update from mental health facility. It is horrifying! Tylee was really protective over JJ. It's the last moments of the children's lives that keeps Echo up at night. Colby and J.J.'s grandparents pleaded with the Daybells to return the children, with the latter offering a reward of $20,000. The results were completed by February 2021 but have not been made public. Even if her mother didn't [cries]. April Raymond: And she had described Tylee as having a dark spirit. Tylee was last seen September 8, 2019, at Yellowstone National Park with her brother J.J., her mother Lori, and her uncle Alex Cox,[c] Lori's brother. JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan found dead. Autopsy performed on Idaho remains positively identifies JJ and Tylee | KUTV SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) - The autopsy performed by the medical examiner's office on the bodies found on the property. [e] According to Gibb, by the end of the weekend, Chad told Lori the two had been married in seven previous lifetimes. May 25, 2021 Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell are charged with the murders of Tamara Daybell, Tylee Ryan, and JJ Vallow. March 9, 2020 Lori remains in jail, and some local bail bond companies reportedly have refused to assist her. JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan at Yellowstone National Park on September 8, 2019. The remains of the two children . J." The Chandler (Az.) ALEX COX: Well it was over my sister. [ Lori] knows where they are or what has happened to them, but she has 'completely refused to assist this investigation, [choosing instead to leave the state with her new husband]. While JJ was missing, no one at his old school spoke his name as if that somehow made it less real. OFFICER DORENBUSH: OK. 0:00. Her younger adopted brother, J.J., was last seen alive on September 23, 2019, at Rexburg's Kennedy Elementary School. April 11, 2022 - Judge Boyce declares that Lori Vallow is now competent to stand trial. Chad Daybell was a grave digger for a profession when he was younger. Morgan Loew: It appears that Chandler Police believe Lori had something to do with Charles's death. At 11:53 a.m., after Alex Cox left the backyard, Chad Daybell wrote a text to his wife Tammy who wasn't home explaining why there was a new grave in the pet cemetery. One payment was sent on October 10, with a message that read "we love you", and the second payment was sent on October 16, with a heart emoji. Somebody else must have helped with that. Jonathan Vigliotti: What did you think when you saw the photos of Chad and Lori in Hawaii, the ukulele in hand all smiles. I'll always remember them like that," said Tylee's best friend Vaisia Itaaehau. June 9, 2020 Human remains are found on Chad Daybell's property in. By the time the remains of 7-year-old JJ Vallow and his 16-year-old sister Tylee Ryan were found buried in shallow graves on Chad Daybell 's property in June 2020, they had become two of the. At 9:55 a.m. on September 23, 2019, Cox returned to Chad Daybell's backyard. Tylee spent what's believed to be the last day of her life at Yellowstone National Park with Lori, JJ and Alex. September 9, 2020. LORI VALLOW: He's with one of my friends in Arizona. Tylee's friend Vaisia posted a kaleidoscope of memories online. Chad's home was also searched by investigators. January 11, 2021 Chad Daybell's trial was scheduled to begin. I can only say it didn't feel right. The discovery of the children in Chad Daybell's backyard was the result of a complicated six-month investigation that unraveled a sordid tale of murder, greed and religious fanaticism a story that began with their mother, Lori Vallow, who, to her friend April Raymond, was a woman who once seemed incapable of harming her own children. Due to this, there is a stay in her case in Idaho. In the end, Chad and Lori's belief in evil may prove to be true. This is Chad Daybell's backyard. "Outside and . Jonathan Vigliotti: Why do you think the children were murdered? We know that Lori was angry about that. Police called that friend in Arizona, Melanie Gibb, to verify Lori's story, but she did not respond to their call. [17], No post-mortem or autopsy was performed on Tammy's body at the time, as Chad had declined to do so and the county coroner did not overrule his decision. 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REXBURG Court documents released Friday evening detail the horrific manner in which Joshua "JJ" Vallow and Tylee Ryan were found in Chad Daybell's backyard. And so much potential. November 4, 2019 Alex Cox and Melani Boudreaux arrive in Rexburg. If there is a picture book that captures the JJ Vallow educators at LIFE school came to love, Margaret Travillion says it's this one: "Wherever you are my love will find you. March 9, 1990 Chad Daybell and Tamara Douglas are married. ROB WOOD: OK. And then what did she tell you? Investigative reporter and CBS News consultant Morgan Loew has covered this story since the beginning. At the time, she went along with the self-defense story, but could she have changed her mind? Ryan filed for divorce on August 13, 2004, which was finalized on May 18, 2005. JJ was wrapped in plastic and. 1:11. Official statements will come from authorities. Requests from Chad to separate his case from Lori's have been denied. [2] From December 2019 to January 2020, Rexburg police, the Fremont County sheriff's office, and the FBI intensified the investigation into the disappearances of the two children, as well as the investigation into Tammy's death and the flight of Chad and Lori from Idaho. Julia Allen | JJ's teacher: there was this feeling at LIFE when the remains were found. That's an awful coincidence," reporter Morgan Loew said of the children's bodies being found buried in Daybell's backyard. Lori's attorney had no comment and Chad's attorney did not respond. POLICE OFFICER [Bodycam video]: Hi, who are are you? Court documents later show that Tylee's body was dismembered and partially burned, while J.J.'s body was wrapped in black plastic bags and secured with duct tape. Morgan Loew: I don't know that regular people could begin to understand how he could live in that house All the while those kids were buried 50 feet away in the backyard. Best friends Vaisia Itaaehau and Tylee Ryan. The judge also denies a request from prosecutors to have a jury transported from Ada County to Fremont County for the trial and re-affirms that the trial will happen in Ada County. Patti Aronofsky is the senior producer. Morgan Loew: That night, we know Alex was in his own apartment. Their cases have been merged and their team has moved to dismiss the charges and obtain a change of venue. Morgan Loew: Everybody was hoping in the back of their minds that maybe there was a chance the kids were alive. CHARLES VALLOW: She said, you're not Charles. The remains of 16-year-old Tylee Ryan and her 7-year-old adopted brother JJ Vallow were found in shallow graves in June 2020. Around September 1, 2019, Lori, Tylee and JJ moved into a town home in Rexburg, Idaho not far from where Chad Daybell lived with his wife, Tammy. Tylee's body was dismembered and burned, according to court documents, while JJ's. Then came the news that he was never coming back. October 9, 2019 Tamara "Tammy" Daybell calls police after a masked assailant attempted to shoot her in her garage with what she believed was a paintball gun. Chad Daybell and Lori' Vallow's hula dancing days were numbered. Chad was charged with insurance fraud "related to a life insurance policy he had on Tammy Daybell for which he was the beneficiary and received funds after her death". Within an hour of entering the house that morning, Vallow was lying on the floor in a pool of blood shot in the chest by Alex Cox. The judge denied her request. Tylee, 16, and her 7-year-old brother JJ Vallow were found dead in the backyard of Vallow's now-husband Chad Daybell's home outside of Rexburg, Idaho, on June 9. On May 25, 2021, they were formally charged with murder in the first degree in the deaths Tylee and JJ. He dropped dead six months before JJ and Tylee were found. And he had so many people that loved him and wanted him. Lori, Alex and Tylee were questioned at the police headquarters. JJ and Tylee Autopsy Report The couple, Lori Willow and Daybell, are charged with first-degree killing and are on death row, so the court hasn't released the autopsy results yet. And then Police tracked his cell phone to Lori's apartment at 2:45 in the morning on September 9th. April 19, 2022 - Lori Vallow is arraigned. [2] When Rexburg police and the FBI arrived the next day to search the home, it was abandoned. In the filing, Charles claims that, in late January 2019, Lori threatened to murder him if he got in the way of her, July 11, 2019 Charles Vallow is shot dead in. Autopsy completed in investigation of Tammy Daybell's death Feb. 5, 2021 Updated Fri., Feb. 5, 2021 at 10:07 p.m. Children Joshua "JJ" Vallow, left, and Tylee Ryan. Gibb and Warwick testified that Cox put JJ to bed in Lori's room. Back then, the only two people who didn't seem concerned were Lori and Chad. A month later, Lori told them she got a new job in California, and sent an email saying she was taking JJ out of school. She was given another 180 days to attain competence. So, shook up, she called Lori and Chad 12 days later and secretly recorded it. But the little boy was nowhere to be seen the next morning. Reality and justice were not far behind. March 3, 2022 - Prosecutors in Arizona announce that they will not file conspiracy to commit murder charges against Chad Daybell in the attempted shooting case of Brandon Boudreaux. Chad Daybell was also charged with first-degree murder in the death of his former wife, Tammy Daybell. I didn't hold it together at all. He and his wife Tammy had five children. Over the past year, Cushing has advocated . DET. In October 2019, Chad's wife, Tammy Daybell, was attacked in her driveway by what she believed was someone shooting a defective paintball gun. Everyone wanted to know what happened to them. The autopsy report suggests that Tylee's body was burned, dismembered, and dumped in a pet graveyard on the property, and JJ was discovered dead inside a plastic bag that had been duct wrapped. Lori explained why. This is to make sure that she and Chad Daybell will be tried together. Tylee was last seen alive at Yellowstone National Park on September 8, 2019. Sometime in 2018 Lori met Chad Daybell and spent time with him away from her family. Chad later stayed at the Vallow residence in Arizona. June 10, 2020 Kay Woodcock, the biological grandmother of J.J. Vallow, announces that one of the sets of human remains belongs to J.J. Vallow. 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