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BREAKING: Police, FBI serve search warrant at ‘doomsday’ husband Chad Daybell’s home; ‘numerous’ officers at property and roads shut down

Daybell is married to Lori Vallow, whose two children have been missing since September.

UPDATE 10:56 a.m. ET

Police in Rexburg have not made any arrests in connection to the search warrant served at Chad Daybell’s home on Tuesday morning. Sgt. Gary Hagen, the assistant chief of the Rexburg Police Department, confirmed on Tuesday that Chad Daybell and members of his family were at the home, in Salem, when Rexburg police served the search warrant along with the FBI.

Daybell and his family members have vacated the home while police search the property, but it is not known where they are at this time.

Sgt. Hagen declined to comment on whether dogs were involved in the search of the residence, citing the sealed search warrant.

CrimeOnline will have further updates when more information is available.

UPDATE, 10: 44 a.m. ET

According to a statement released by the Rexburg Police Department, the FBI and the Fremont County Sheriff’s department joined the local police in serving a search warrant at the home of Lori Vallow’s husband Chad Daybell.

It is not known if Daybell or any of his family members were at the home when authorities arrived Tuesday morning, or where they are now.

The Rexburg Police department reiterated in its statement that the search warrant is sealed.


Authorities in Idaho have served a search warrant at the home of Lori Vallow’s husband Chad Daybell.

East Idaho News reports that “numerous” officers and police vehicles have been at the Salem home since early Tuesday morning. The search warrant is reportedly sealed and the Rexburg Police Department has not said what investigators are searching for.

According the report, police have blocked roads leading to the home and are keeping media in a staging area.

Lori Vallow’s two children, 17-year-old Tylee Ryan and 7-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow, have been missing since September.

Chad Daybell’s former wife Tammy Daybell died in October at the Rexburg home that is currently being searched. Authorities initially determined that Tammy died of natural causes, but have since exhumed her body and re-opened the investigation.

Authorities have not yet released any findings from the autopsy.

This is a developing story and all information is preliminary. CrimeOnline will provide further updates when more information is available.

An earlier version of this story mistakenly stated that Chad Daybell’s home is in Rexburg. It is in Salem, which is just outside of Rexburg.


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