“Dateline” host Keith Morrison recently admitted that the Lori Vallow Daybell case has left him shocked — and that’s coming from a guy who has reported on true crime for almost 30 years.

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Morrison recently told E! News he has been shocked by all the details that have come out about the case of Lori Vallow Daybell.

  • Morrison has been hosting a new podcast for “Dateline” on the case, which includes suspicious deaths and allegations of cultlike religious beliefs, per The Associated Press.
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Morrison told E! News: “Shock has become a big word in my vocabulary. I mean, people are capable of doing the most horrific things that don’t make any sense. And you don’t understand why and what makes people think and behave the way they do.”

  • “From the moment we first heard about it, it was pretty clear from the start that something very bad had happened to these children.”
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Morrison said he was shocked when details came out that the remains of Joshua “J.J.” Vallow, 7, and Tylee Vallow, 17, were found at Chad Daybell’s property in Idaho, as I wrote about in a previous article. That moment represented a turning point in the case, since much of the investigation centered around finding the two children.

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  • “For a little while, I think that there was some hope that those children would be found alive. And certainly, anybody who cared about them, as obviously their families did — what was left to their families — was desperately hoping that they were OK,” he told E! News. “But, you know, there was certainly an understanding as well, that the outcome of this was probably not going to be good.”

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