Lori Vallow, the 47-year-old woman wanted by authorities in Idaho in connection to the September disappearance of her two children, was arrested in Hawaii on Thursday.
Police on the island of Kauai say Lori Vallow was arrested Thursday on a warrant issued in Madison County, Idaho.
Vallow was arrested on multiple charges, including
She’s charged with two felony counts of desertion and nonsupport of dependent children, KPD said.
She was also charged with resisting or obstructing officers, criminal solicitation to commit a crime and contempt of court.
Joshua “JJ” Vallow, 7, and his sister, Tylee Ryan, 17, were last heard from in September. About two months later, Vallow and her husband, Chad Daybell, fled their Rexburg, Idaho, home when authorities began looking for the children, police previously said.
2 Idaho kids still missing, mom said she was ‘a god’: What to know about her cult-like beliefs
Lori Vallow, the mother of the two Idaho children missing since September, allegedly believed she was a god and married self-published author, Chad Daybell, who wrote dozens of books on apocalyptic events and near-death experiences.
The bizarre case spans multiple states and suspicious death investigations as Joshua “JJ” Vallow, 7, and Tylee Ryan, 17, have not been seen since Sept. 23 in Rexburg, Idaho.
Vallow failed to meet a court-ordered deadline to produce her children to authorities by Jan. 30, and she and Daybell were last seen in Hawaii without the children.
Vallow and Daybell married just weeks after his ex-wife, Tammy Daybell, died in October, and her ex-husband, Charles Vallow, was allegedly killed in July by her late brother, Alex Cox, whose December death remains under investigation, too.