Mom of 2 missing Idaho children arrested in Hawaii

These undated photos released by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children show missing person, Joshua Vallow, 7, left, and Tylee Ryan, 17. They were last seen on Sept. 23, 2019 in Rexburg, Idaho. (Source: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children via AP)
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HONOLULU (AP) - The mother of two missing Idaho children has been arrested in Hawaii. Police on the island of Kauai say Lori Vallow was arrested Thursday on a warrant issued in Madison County, Idaho.

She is being held on $5 million bail. Seven-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan haven't been seen since late September, and police in Rexburg, Idaho, have said they “strongly believe that Joshua and Tylee's lives are in danger.”  

Police have said Lori Vallow and her new husband Chad Daybell have lied about the children's whereabouts.

An extradition hearing date hasn't been set yet.

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2/20/2020 8:37:49 PM (GMT -5:00)