Doomsday-obsessed mom's children reportedly tortured before death

Reports and records indicate Lori Vallow's children were tortured, with one being wrapped in plastic and the other dismembered and burned. Screengrab / The Associated Press

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The story about a doomsday-obsessed mom from Idaho and her dead children keeps getting worse.

Reports and records indicate Lori Vallow’s children were tortured, with one being wrapped in plastic and the other dismembered and burned.

Various documents were recently unsealed in the case against Vallow’s husband Chad Daybell. Daybell was charged with hiding the bodies and provided grisly details about how the children, Joshua “JJ” Vallow, 7, and Tylee Ryan, 17, were found.

JJ’s body was the first one found on Daybell’s Idaho property, according to the unsealed affidavit. The East Idaho News reported: “The plastic appeared to be tightly-wrapped around the body and secured with gray duct tape.”

The second body was found next to a fire pit that had also been used for alleged pet sacrifices. Bodies of cats and dogs were found, along with two human bones and charred bones.

“Tylee’s remains were burned. She was dismembered. She was buried in the ground,” East Idaho News reporter Nate Eaton told Fox Nation’s “Crime Stories with Nancy Grace.”

“I don’t think these kids were simply put to sleep and then buried,” Eaton said.

“It’s not like these bodies were simply buried in a decent manner. They were tortured, in a way.”

Vallow and Daybell are both in prison. They had earlier fled to Hawaii after refusing to cooperate in searches for the children.

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