Judge: No in-person meetings for couple’s triple murder case

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho judge says a couple accused in a bizarre triple murder case will not be allowed to meet face-to-face to talk about strategy before they stand trial in April. EastIdahoNews.com reports attorneys for Lori Vallow Daybell and Chad Daybell presented several requests to 7th District Judge Steven Boyce during a motion hearing on Thursday. The judge refused a motion to delay the trial until 2024, and he said he would issue a written ruling on a request to take the death penalty off the table. Lori Vallow Daybell and Chad Daybell have pleaded not guilty to murder, conspiracy and grand theft charges. A 10-week trial is set to begin on April 3.