Netflix’s latest documentary Sins of Our Mother, gives insight into Lori Vallow’s life before, during, and after the disappearance and death of her two children, Tylee Ashlyn Ryan and Joshua Jaxon “JJ” Vallow. She also details the disturbing turn of events and the suspicious deaths of those around her, including her new husband, Chad Daybell’s late wife, Tammy Daybell. Find out where Lori Vallow is in 2022.
‘Sins of Our Mother’: Lori Vallow lived in numerous states and married five husbands
In Sins of Our Mother, Netflix introduces viewers to Lori Vallow, who lived a seemingly everyday life as a mother of three until she met Chad Daybell. Her eldest son, Colby Ryan, describes her mother’s many husbands in the documentary. He also explains that the family moved around a lot.
Lori was born in San Bernardino, California, in 1973. When she was 19 years old, Lori married her high school sweetheart, Nelson Yanes, but they divorced soon after. At age 22, she married Colby’s father, William Lagioia, in Texas. The couple divorced in 1998. Then, in 2001, Lori married Joseph Anthony Ryan Jr. She legally adopted Colby, and then Lori and Joseph had their daughter, Tylee, in 2002. Again, the marriage did not last long: the court finalized their divorce in 2005.
Lori then met and married Charles Vallow (her fourth husband) in 2006; the couple lived in Chandler, Arizona. To date, Charles remains Lori’s longest marriage. Then, in late 2014, Lori and Charles moved to Kauai, Hawaii with their three children. They stayed there for about two years and moved back to Arizona in 2016. Colby remembers her time in Hawaii as the happiest of her childhood.
In July 2019, Lori’s brother Alex Cox shot Charles Vallow. Lori moved with her two youngest children to Rexburg, Idaho, a few months later.
The erratic whereabouts of Lori Vallow from September 2019 to January 2020
In September 2019, Lori moved Tylee and JJ from Chandler, Arizona to Rexburg, Idaho to be with end-time author Chad Daybell. On September 8, Lori and her brother Alex take Tylee and JJ on a trip to Yellowstone National Park. This is the last time anyone sees Tylee alive.
Lori enrolled JJ in a new school, Kennedy Elementary, in Rexburg, Idaho. However, she took him out of school on September 24. In November 2019, a video captures Chad and Lori emptying out their storage unit. They then disappear until police find her on Kauai, Hawaii in January 2020. On February 20, 2020, Kauai police arrested Lori and charged her with two felony counts of desertion and non-support of dependent children. She is also charged with misdemeanor resisting and obstructing an officer, solicitation of a felony, and contempt of court.
Where is Lori Vallow in 2022 by the time ‘Sins of Our Children’ hits Netflix?
As of September 2022, Lori Vallow remains in the Madison County Jail in Rexburg, Idaho awaiting trial. The court extradited Lori from Kauai to Rexburg in March 2020. However, she was not always in prison. For almost a year, Ella Lori spent time in a mental health facility from May 27, 2021 to April 14, 2022.
Since April 2022, Lori Vallow has been awaiting trial in the Madison County Jail. According to NBC News, the most recent development in her case involved whether to allow media cameras in the courtroom. Lori’s defense team alleged that the media zoomed in on Lori’s face to criticize her facial expressions instead of recording the court proceedings. A hearing on the camera ban request will be held in mid-September.
Sins of Our Mother arrives on Netflix on September 14, 2022, months before Lori and Chad’s trial.
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