‘What a monster this woman is’: Juror Speaks Out About ‘Cult Mom’ Lori Vallow Daybell

An alternate juror in the Lori Vallow Daybell trial is sharing her perspective from the case, calling the woman convicted of murdering her children a “monster” in an interview with FOX 10.

Last week, Lori was convicted in Idaho of murdering two of her kids in addition to conspiring to murder the wife of her then-lover and current husband, Chad Daybell.

The two children, 16-year-old Tylee Ryan and 7-year-old JJ Vallow, went missing in September 2019. Chad’s former wife, Tammy Daybell, died in October 2019, shortly after the children disappeared, and Chad and Lori married just weeks afterward.

Prosecutors alleged that the couple held “doomsday” beliefs and claimed to see zombies and other demonic manifestations, according to NBC News.

Following the conviction, FOX 10 spoke with a woman named Tiffany who observed nearly six weeks of testimony from 60 witnesses. Tiffany ultimately did not participate in deliberations because she was selected randomly to be an alternate, but she talked about what affected her most from the trial.

“Probably the more emotional testimonies that stood out to me was [Vallow’s] son Colby and her sister,” Tiffany told FOX 10. “Just listening to them talking to her in jail and how emotional they were, and I can feel the impact this has had on their life. She’s destroyed so much around her and just destroyed her relationships with her family and there’s no hint she realized that on the phone.”

One of the most difficult aspects of the trial for Tiffany was seeing images of JJ and Tylee’s bodies, which were shown in court. The children’s bodies were found in shallow graves on Chad’s property near Rexburg, Idaho, in June 2020. At the time, their mother was in custody on charges of obstruction of justice and deserting her kids.

“And I started crying when they brought in the tissues and the plastic bags that they were going to show the pictures,” Tiffany told the television station.

JJ’s body was found wrapped with plastic and duct tape, while Tylee’s remains were burned and not clearly recognizable.

Tiffany also remembered seeing Lori and Chad’s wedding photos from Hawaii.

“I was looking directly at Lori. I hope that she could look over at me and see my evil glare because I was . . . that truly showed what a monster this woman is,” Tiffany, who has a teenage daughter, told FOX 10.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, a juror who did participate in deliberations and voted in the case also spoke out.

Lori was indicted in Arizona earlier this week for conspiring to kill her niece’s husband in 2019, which was the same year she murdered Tylee and JJ and plotted the death of Chad’s wife at the time.

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[Featured image: Lori Vallow Daybell/Madison County jail]