Lori Vallow Daybell

Lori Vallow Daybell banner The so-called 'Doomsday Cult Mom' is serving life in prison after being convicted of conspiracy and murder for the deaths of her two youngest children, JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan, as well as her husband’s first wife, Tammy Daybell. While video of her trial was prohibited, audio of her trial is available on CourtTV.com.


Chad Daybell (left) and Lori Daybell (right) appear in split screen in court
Courtroom sketch of Lori Vallow Daybell and her attorneys at the counsel table

Doomsday Cult Mom Trial: Day 6

On day 6 in the trial of Lori Vallow Daybell, the defendant's only surviving child, Colby Ryan, testified. Jurors heard an explosive phone call between... More

April 19, 2023

Alex Cox booking photo
Vinnie Politan holds up a copy of Chad Daybell's book, The Great Gathering.
Graphic of Colby Ryan, Lori Vallow Daybell's surviving son.
Graphic of an excerpt from Chad Daybell's book.
daybell book discussion graphic
Sketch of Zulema Pastenes testifying at Lori Vallow Daybell's trial
Chad Daybell sits during a court hearing

Doomsday Cult Mom Trial: Day 5

On day 5 in the trial of Lori Vallow Daybell, the defendant's sister-in-law Zulema Pastenes testified about some of Lori's religious beliefs. More

April 17, 2023

court sketch of Zulema Pastenes testifying on the witness stand
Cheryl Wheeler is interviewed
Zulema Pastenes is seen talking to police on surveillance video
Melanie Gibb seen in surveillance video during a police interview
Melanie Gibb testifies on the witness stand
Panel discusses Lori Vallow Daybell's Amazon purchases.