VALLOW DAYBELL CASE

Lori Vallow Daybell deemed competent to stand trial

Apr 11, 2022, 10:34 AM | Updated: Apr 3, 2023, 5:47 pm

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FILE - In this March 6, 2020, file photo, Lori Vallow Daybell glances at the camera during her hearing, with her defense attorney, Edwina Elcox, right, in Rexburg, Idaho. Attorneys for Vallow Daybell asked an Idaho judge on Tuesday to separate two conspiracy counts against her. (John Roark/The Idaho Post-Register via AP, Pool, File)

(John Roark/The Idaho Post-Register via AP, Pool, File)

MADISON COUNTY, Idaho — A judge has ruled Lori Vallow Daybell competent to stand trial in the murder case of her two children. 

District Judge Steven Boyce ruled on her competency this morning. Vallow Daybell had been placed in a mental health facility in Idaho last summer.

Her arraignment is set for April 19 at 1 p.m. at the Freemont County Courthouse.

Meantime, she and her husband, Chad Daybell, are set to be tried together in the cases. Daybell waived his right to a speedy trial in the fall.

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