Chad Daybell trial set to begin Nov. 8

Posted at 1:52 PM, June 23, 2021 and last updated 7:15 PM, May 18, 2023

By: Jeff Tavss

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho — A trial date was set Wednesday for Chad Daybell who is accused of killing three people, including Tylee Ryan and Joshua “JJ” Vallow.

During a virtual conference meeting, Judge Steven Boyce agreed to schedule Daybell’s jury trial to begin on Nov. 8, the East Idaho News reports.

The trial is expected to last five weeks.

Earlier this month, Daybell pleaded not guilty to multiple charges. He was indicted on first degree murder charges in the deaths of Ryan and Vallow, along with the murder of his ex-wife, Tammy Daybell.

Chad Daybell listens during his preliminary hearing in St. Anthony, Idaho, on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. A preliminary hearing continues to decide whether there is enough evidence to hold Daybell for trial. He and the children’s mother face charges related to the hiding of the remains of 17-year-old Tylee Ryan and 7-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow, although authorities have yet to say how the two died. (John Roark/Post Register via AP, POOL)

Daybell also faces three counts of conspiracy to commit murder and insurance fraud charges.

The trial of Chad’s wife, Lori Daybell, was put on hold after she was found mentally unfit to stand trial and committed to a mental health facility.