Chad Daybell is the husband of Idaho mom Lori Vallow -currently facing charges for the dissapearance of two of her children.
Chad Daybell’s wife Lori would be his second wife, he was previously married to Tammy Daybell for 30-years. According to reports, his first wife died last October at age 49 in what police calls ‘suspicious circumstances’
Shortly after the death of the first Mrs. Daybell, widower Chad went onto tied the knot to Lori Cox Vallow.
Since the couple got together a string of bizarre events have taken place. Not only Chad’s first wife died but also Lori’s two children have gone and still remain missing. Joshua Vallow and Tylee Ryan; 7-year-old Joshua Vallow is Lori’s adopted son while 17-year-old Tylee Ryan is Lori’s biological daughter.
In addition Lori Vallow has also lost her brother, Alex Cox and both her ex-partners Joseph Ryan and Charles Vallow.
Numerous reports also point out the possibility of the new couple Chad and Lori -belonging to a religious and dangerous cult.
Chad Daybell was born August 11, 1968 in Provo, Utah. The 51-year-old ‘has worked in the publishing business for the past two decades and has written more than 25 books’ According to his website, he is currently the president of Spring Creek Book Company.
Chad Daybell has written more than two dozen LDS-based books, including the best-selling Standing in Holy Places series.
He is the author of Times of Turmoil, Standing in Holy Places, Chasing Paradise and The Emma Trilogy. In addition to novels, he’s also written non-fiction books for youth. He and wife Tammy also created the Tiny Talks series for Primary children.
His first wife was found dead in her Fremont County home on Oct. 19. At firts her death was ruled natural but the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office later launched an investigation into the possibility that it was suspicious. Chad Daybell reportedly received $430,000 in life insurance after Tammy Daybell died.
From his longtime marriage to late wife Tammy, it is believed that Chad Daybell has five children.
His current wife, Lori Vallo is charged with felony child abandonment and had her bond reduced to $1 million. The couple had been living in Hawaii since late last year with no children. Chad is not facing any charges.