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There’s a new ‘20/20’ special on the Lori Vallow case coming soon

‘20/20’ will air a new special about Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell this week

Both Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow will make court appearances today after being charged with murder.
Lori Vallow Daybell glances at the camera during her hearing on Friday, March 6, 2020, in Rexburg, Idaho. At her right is defense attorney Edwina Elcox. Daybell, who was charged with felony child abandonment after her two children went missing nearly six months ago, had her bond reduced to $1 million by an Idaho judge on Friday.
John Roark, the Idaho Post-Register via Associated Press

ABC’s “20/20” will air a new special about the Lori Vallow case later this week, which will review the mysterious details of the case nearly one year later.

  • “The special dives into her broken marriages, ex-spouses’ deaths and the actions she allegedly took that put her at the center of a horrific tragedy. It also reports on (Chad) Daybell’s books on the end of times, as well as the new beliefs friends say Vallow adopted, including referring to her children as zombies,” according to a press release.

What’s going on?

“20/20” will air a two-hour special about the Lori Vallow case, which has included mysteries about religious cults, murder and disappearances.

  • Lori Vallow and her husband Chad Daybell were charged with concealing and destroying of evidence. Lori Vallow was originally charged with desertion and nonsupport of her dependent children, 17-year-old Tylee Ryan and her 7-year-old brother, Joshua “JJ” Vallow.

The “20/20” special will include interviews with Kay and Larry Woodcock, grandparents of JJ Vallow, as well as Janis Cox, Vallow’s mom; Summer Shiflet, Vallow’s sister; and Melani Pawlowski, Vallow’s niece.

When to watch:

The special will run on Friday, Feb. 26 from 9-11 p.m. ET on ABC.

More material:

“Dateline NBC” has a new podcast that centers around the case of Lori Vallow Daybell called “Mommy Doomsday,” which recounts the events of the case of Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell.

  • The couple was charged separately with working together to keep children’s remains hidden in what was a massive case and tragedy from 2020.