Mother of missing children is suspect of police investigation

Autumn Page, Staff Reporter

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Lori Vallow, a mother located in Rexburg, Idaho, was recently ordered to physically produce her two kids, Joshua “JJ” Vallow and Tylee Ryan who have been missing since September 2019. The deadline for Vallow was Jan. 31, 2019, and she failed to produce them. 

Vallow has a complicated history her previous husband, Charles Vallow, was shot and killed by her brother, Alex Cox, this past summer. I’m sorry, what? 

Before Charles died, he filed for divorce from Vallow, claiming in divorce documents that Vallow believed she was reincarnated and was a god sent to lead people during the second coming of Christ in July 2020. He also alleged that Vallow told him if he got in her way, she would kill him.

If you thought that was all, Vallow is also believed to be a member of a cult. 

Vallow’s NEW husband, Chad Daybell, has a murky past as well — his past wife, Tammy Daybell died of unknown circumstances THREE MONTHS after Vallow’s husband was killed.

Vallow and Daybell were married TWO WEEKS later, according to CBS News. Does no one find this even the littlest bit alarming?

Police said because of Vallow and Daybell’s lack of cooperation and the children’s disappearance, they were prompted to reexamine multiple deaths linked to the couple.

It shouldn’t have had to take two children to go missing for this to happen. 

Back to the situation — it began Nov. 26 when police attempted to conduct a welfare check on Joshua, 7, who is adopted and has special needs, because family from outside Idaho haven’t been able to speak to Joshua since September and were concerned. 

According to NBC News, Vallow and Daybell told Rexburg police that Joshua was staying with a family friend in Arizona. Investigators learned it was a lie, and a witness told police Vallow had falsely said Tylee, 17, was dead.

This case spans over multiple states and has sparked a nationwide manhunt for the children, that is. 

When the police went to question Vallow and her husband about her children after discovering that they’d lied about Joshua’s whereabouts, they disappeared. 

They had left the state andabruptly vacated” their home Monday, Jan. 27.  

They were spotted on the island of Kaua’i, Hawaii, according to the Kaua’i Police Department. Neither of them have been charged or arrested yet, Kaua’i police said on Sunday, Jan. 26.

Vallow’s son, Colby Ryan, 23, has spoken out for the first time in an interview with Fox 10 Phoenix. The older brother of the two missing kids said his mother started changing when she moved from Arizona to Hawaii with only Tylee. 

Gradually, contact between him, his mother and Tylee had started declining. The day before Thanksgiving, Ryan knew something was astray when police asked him for the whereabouts of Tylee and Joshua.

“I called my mom and I’m like, ‘Two detectives just came to my door, what is going on?’ And she said, ‘I got it, I’ll take care of it … Love you,’ and that was it,” Ryan said in the interview.

This entire situation is so bizarre, and I think both Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell are clinically insane. Where are the children? Are they still alive? If Vallow and Daybell are in a cult, could that explain them missing?