Judge grants Chad Daybell’s request for trial delay

Posted at 1:16 PM, October 31, 2022 and last updated 4:58 PM, December 12, 2022

By: Jake Garcia

BOISE, Idaho (KIVI) — Judge Steven Boyce vacated the January trial of Chad Daybell late Friday. The trial was set to happen in Boise next year.

Chad Daybell listens during his preliminary hearing in St. Anthony, Idaho, on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.  (John Roark/Post Register via AP, POOL)

Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow are set to have a conjoined trial. Vallow’s case has been paused while her mental competency can be determined.

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Daybell’s attorney has filed another motion to separate their trial. An argument on that motion is expected to happen at a hearing next month, according to East Idaho News.

A date for a new trial has not been set.

This story was originally published Oct. 28 by KIVI in Boise, an E.W. Scripps Company.

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