Lori Vallow Daybell, who's accused of conspiring to kill her children, her estranged husband and her lover's wife, refused to enter a plea prompting a judge to do it for her.
The couple is suspected of trying to kill a member of Vallow Daybell’s extended family in 2019, the same year that her husband died and her kids went missing.
His plea came a day after his wife, Lori Vallow-Daybell, was committed to a psychiatric facility for 90 days. She has also been charged with murder.
The so-called doomsday mom was determined to be “not competent to proceed” following an assessment by a clinical psychologist.
The charges against Chad and Lori Daybell follow a nearly two-year investigation that included mentions of zombies, the afterlife and past lives on other planets.
Chad Daybell has pleaded not guilty to charges related to him allegedly hiding the remains of his two step-children on his property.
Lori Vallow Daybell conspired with her new husband, Chad Daybell, to hide or destroy the bodies on his rural Idaho property, prosecutors say.
New court documents shine a light on the role that Lori Vallow’s now-deceased brother, Alex Cox, may have played in her children’s disappearance.
Chad Daybell, whose stepchildren haven’t been seen since September, is being held without bond following the discovery at his Idaho home.
Chad Daybell made the claim to a reporter as he left Hawaii, where his wife Lori Vallow is jailed on charges related to the kids' disappearance.