Lori Vallow smirks in new mugshot after conviction in her children’s murders

Lori Vallow can be seen smirking in a new mugshot taken since she was convicted Friday in the 2019 murders of her two children and her husband's first wife.

Lori Vallow, the so-called “Doomsday mom” convicted Friday in the murders of her two children, can be seen grinning in a new mugshot released Monday morning.

An Idaho jury on Friday found Vallow guilty on two counts of first-degree murder for killing 7-year-old J.J. Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan around September 2019, and three counts of conspiracy to murder J.J., Tylee and her husband Chad Daybell’s first wife, Tammy Daybell. She was also found guilty of grand theft for stealing her children’s Social Security benefits after their murders.

Daybell is facing trial for the same charges. The couple was initially expected to stand trial together, but Vallow did not waive her right to a speedy trial while Daybell did, and Daybell’s lawyers petitioned to have his case severed from his wife’s.

In previous photos and mugshots, Vallow — who participated in beauty pageants years ago — can be seen smiling at photographers and sporting done-up hairstyles and makeup. 

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Lori Vallow mugshot and profile mugshot

Lori Vallow smirks in a new mugshot taken after her murder conviction. (Madison County Sheriff)

Kay Woodcock, the grandmother of murder victim J.J. Vallow and sister of Vallow’s ex-husband Charles Vallow, previously told Fox News Digital that she did not “recognize” Lori Vallow in photos of the now-convicted murderer before her trial began.

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Charles and Lori adopted J.J. from Woodcock’s son when he was 1 year old.

Lori Vallow mugshot

Lori Vallow is accused of killing her two children, J.J. Vallow and Tylee Ryan; her husband’s ex-wife, Tammy Daybell; and her ex-husband, Charles Vallow. (Ada County Sheriff)

“I don’t know who she is. I don’t recognize her.… The face is the one I used to think I knew, but I guess I just didn’t know her,” Woodcock said in January. “I think Charles loved her so much, and you know the saying ‘love is blind.’ Well, obviously, he was very blind to a lot of things, and so much so that it killed him.”

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Vallow and Daybell met in 2018 at the Preparing a People conference, where they bonded over their apocalyptic religious beliefs and shared the idea that they had been married in a past life, FOX 10 reporter Justin Lum tweeted from inside the Ada County, Idaho, courtroom last month.

Lori Vallow on Jan. 19, 2023

The defense team for Lori Vallow, who allegedly killed her two children with help from her husband, Chad Daybell, does not believe she “actually participated” in the murders.

They referred to each other as Biblical figures named James and Elena and discussed their beliefs that people can have light or dark spirits — some so dark that they could be considered zombies, prosecutors said, according to Lum.

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Meanwhile, Vallow’s defense team attempted to push blame on Daybell in their closing statements, saying Vallow “spent her whole life protecting her children.”

Lori Vallow Daybell is seen outside the Fremont County Courthouse in St. Anthony, Idaho, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022

Attorneys for Vallow Daybell, a mom charged with conspiring to kill her children and then steal their social security benefits, asked a judge on Aug. 16 to send the case back to a grand jury. (Tony Blakeslee/East Idaho News)

While J.J. and Tylee were missing in 2019, and directly after Tammy’s death, Vallow and Daybell married in Hawaii. Prosecutors argued during Vallow’s trial that she would have done anything to get Tammy out of the picture and have Daybell “all to herself.”

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Months later, in June 2020, Idaho authorities located J.J. and Tylee’s remains buried on Daybell’s rural Rexburg property.

Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow mugshots

An Idaho judge has blocked Lori Vallow’s request for a meeting with her husband, Chad Daybell. (Madison County Jail)

The Ada County coroner testified last month that J.J. died of asphyxiation by a plastic bag, and Tylee died of homicide by unknown means due to the fact that her remains were dismembered and badly burned before they were buried. 

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“Tylee, J.J. and Tammy can’t tell us what happened. But their bodies do,” Wood said in his closing arguments.

Vallow collected J.J.’s and Tylee’s Social Security benefits — allegedly with help from Daybell — between Oct. 1, 2019, and Jan. 22, 2020, after their murders

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