Lori Vallow: Dead husband filed for divorce, got restraining order before he was shot; cult mom of missing children claimed she was a god and would kill him if he got in her way

Lori Vallow said she was a “transmuted being who cannot taste death,” according to court filings

As authorities search the home of Lori Vallow’s current husband for clues into the disappearance of Vallow’s two children, an Idaho news outlet has shared new information about the circumstances of Vallow’s previous marriage.

On Friday, a reporter for Fox 10 shared an excerpt from what appears to be court filings related to the marriage of Lori and Charles Vallow. The reporter said that Charles Vallow filed for divorce in February, and the documents show that he was granted a restraining order against his wife.

Lori and Charles are referred to as “Mother” and “Father” in the documents, and the reporter said the statements were made by Charles Vallow. According to the filings, Lori Vallow said she was a “transmuted being who cannot taste death sent by God to lead the 144,000 into the Millennium.”

She also allegedly said that she was a God herself, “assigned to carry out the work of the 144,000 at Christ’s second coming in July 2020” and that she would kill Charles if he interfered with his mission.

Charles Vallow was fatally shot in July 2019, allegedly by Vallow’s brother Alex Cox, who reportedly claimed he shot Charles in self-defense. Cox later died in December; authorities have not released his cause of death.

Vallow’s two children, 7-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan, have not been seen since September; Vallow and her current husband Chad Daybell never reported them missing. On Friday, authorities from multiple agencies searched Daybell’s home in Salem, Idaho, for evidence related to the missing person’s investigation and the suspicious death of Daybell’s wife, who reportedly died just weeks before he married Vallow.

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