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Lori Vallow Daybell verdict: Jury finds ‘doomsday cult’ mom guilty on all charges



Stay updated with details on the guilty verdict for “doomsday cult” mom Lori Vallow Daybell. The jury began deliberating Thursday afternoon, took a quick dinner break, then wrapped for the day at 8:30 p.m. ET. Jurors reached a verdict shortly before 2 pm ET today after deliberating for just under seven hours.

Lori Vallow appears in a mugshot

Lori Vallow Daybell

The Case:

The 49-year-old “doomsday cult” mom Lori Vallow Daybell, along with her fifth husband, “doomsday prophet” Chad Daybell, are charged in the 2019 deaths of her children, 7-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan. The kids’ bodies were found in shallow graves on their stepdad’s property in Salem, Idaho.

Joshua "JJ" Vallow, and Tylee Ryan

The couple was indicted for the death of the children and Daybell’s first wife, Tammy Daybell, in May 2021. The cases have been severed and they now face separate trials.

Tammy Daybell

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