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After four weeks and two-ish days of testimony, the State of Idaho rested its case yesterday in the trial of Lori Vallow. Since early April, sixty witnesses testified for the prosecution. We heard from former friends and family members of the victims, we listened to tearful phone calls, looked at photos and read text messages upon text messages upon text messages.
We came to be reminded, through testimony, of the depth and honesty that is a person’s iCloud account. We heard from members of law enforcement at local, state and federal levels about the unforgettable gore that was unearthed in Chad Daybell’s backyard. And we heard from a handful of witnesses that spoke to the squeaky-clean setting that this case of murder and deceit played out in: Tammy’s clogging instructor, JJ’s babysitter, members of the Daybell’s Church, who responded to the sudden death of Tammy Daybell with pizzas and visits to the house to be there in the family’s time of need.