Pal urged to lie about dead boy?

The Province - - NEWS - BRAD HUNTER

At the same time “Dooms­day Mom” Lori Val­low was telling detectives what a “good per­son” she was, the sus­pected child killer’s hus­band was urg­ing a pal to lie for her.

Val­low’s daugh­ter and adopted son, Tylee Ryan, 17, and Joshua “JJ” Val­low, 7, were found dead on her hus­band’s ru­ral prop­erty al­most two months ago.

So far no one has been charged in the mur­ders.

Val­low and her sec­ond hus­band, Chad Day­bell, were de­vout be­liev­ers in dooms­day prophe­cies.

At pre­lim­i­nary tes­ti­mony Mon­day, court heard that Day­bell was des­per­ate to get friend Melanie Gibb to lie about the where­abouts of their son.

Gibb tes­ti­fied in an Idaho court­room she re­ceived a phone call in Novem­ber from Day­bell ask­ing her to tell detectives that the boy was with her. He hadn’t been.

“I was not OK with it ... I had a very bad feel­ing in my stom­ach and I felt very shook up by it,” Gibb said.

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