The mother of two missing Idaho children has been arrested in Hawaii. This story is bizarre and has captured the public’s interest recently.
News 15’s Hannah St. Claire, was in studio to give us the latest details. Authorities in Hawaii have arrested 48-year-old, Lori Vallow, who is the center of an investigation into her two missing children that has brought international media attention.
The Kaua’l Police Department arrested Vallow of Idaho yesterday on a warrant from Idaho authorities in relation to the investigation into the disappearance of her two children who have been missing since September. As we’ve previously reported, Vallow did not comply with a court order to produce her children, 7-year-old, Joshua Vallow, and 17-year-old, Tylee Ryan to authorities on January 30th. She has been charged with two felony counts of desertion and nonsupport of dependent children. Also, Vallow has been charged with resisting and obstructing officers as well as criminal solicitation to commit a crime, and other charges.
Lori Vallow and her husband, Chad Daybell fled Idaho to Hawaii after repeated attempts by family and police to locate the missing children. At least three people connect with Vallow and Daybell have died in recent months. They are Vallow’s brother, her fourth husband and Daybell’s former wife. Also deceased is Vallow’s third husband who is the father of Tylee. Vallow and Daybell married just weeks after Daybell’s former wife died.
News 15 will continue to follow this story and update you all as soon as we get more information on if Chad Daybell is also facing arrest as well as updates to the location of the children.