According to newly released court documents, an Idaho couple involved in the murder of children and a former spouse was involved in a cult-like belief system that included “zombies” and “vibrations”. According to the Associated Press, the documents use taxi messages, computer files and interviews with friends and family to learn more about the relationship between Lori and Chad Day Bell.
Both are charged with conspiracy to commit murder in the deaths of Lori Day Bell’s children, Joshua “JJ” Vallo and Tyle Ryan, and Chad Debel’s ex-wife, Tommy Debel.
According to court documents, believing in the presence of both good and evil, Day Bells used a unique scoring system, assigning each person a “light” or “dark” rating, whether that person was a god or a devil. What is the agreement with? He also assigned a number to people about their previous lives.
They rated people on a “vibration” scale, with people who think they have a lot more “vibration” who have special options, or are “translated.” Furthermore, they believed in the existence of “zombies” whose bodies were possessed by evil spirits after death.
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Lori Day Bell has also been charged with conspiracy to murder her ex-husband, Charles Valo, in Arizona, with the help of her now deceased brother, Alex Cox. It was the death of Charles Velo on July 11, 2019 that launched Chandler. Police Investigation Department More than 50 files from the investigation, including hundreds of pages of police reports and dozens of video and audio recordings, were released by the police department on Wednesday.
In the Central Investigation Report, Chandler police detectives wrote that they believed Charles Velo had been murdered and that his alleged killers were influenced by Velo’s life insurance money, each other’s lust and the lure of strange religious beliefs. ۔
“All of these clear moves were made so that Lori would eventually be with Chad Day Bell and allegedly complete his mission on the ground,” the police department wrote in the report. “This system of belief, lust and greed, will also lead to the deaths of Ryan, JJ Velo and Tommy Daybell.”
Chad de Bell has pleaded not guilty to the charges. Lori Day Bell has not yet filed an application – she is being treated at a mental health facility because a judge has ruled she is not fit to stand trial yet. De Bell’s lawyers did not respond to phone calls requesting comment.
According to the investigation, Chad de Bell met Lori Vello in 2018 and the two became increasingly close. In a short time, they were traveling to meet each other, and on one occasion Chad de Bell wrote a steamy short story for Lori Vallo who met at a religious conference like Chad and Lori.
Until May 2019, Lori Vello was looking online like a gem that would later be in her wedding rings.
Chad de Bell and Lori Vello together avoided code names or pet names such as Lily, Bobby, Raphael and sometimes standard text messaging, instead using a popular “burner” phone or messaging system. Files found by investigators by computer and phone within the Karaoke Phone app
According to investigators, as their relationship grew, so did their religious beliefs. Some of the couple’s friends also admitted to adopting the beliefs. At times, about 10 people were part of a loose religious group that met to pray, cast out demons, and make revelations “beyond the spiritual veil.”
Although Lori de Bell’s friends’ beliefs about spies were based on the theology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, they turned to extremism.
The report states that Lori and Chad de Bell believe in rebirth, and that Lori de Bell was a “goddess” sent to bring about the second coming of Christ. The couple also allegedly admitted that they had special powers, Lori de Bell told a friend that she could teleport between Arizona and Hawaii. The report said Chad de Bell allegedly told the group that he had a “portal” to his home where he could get revelations and travel to other areas.
Melania Gibbs, a close friend of Lori Day Bell, told investigators that Chad and Lori Day Bell added people to their circles and gave information about them, and flattered followers that they were part of a select few. There was a special spiritual mission to be performed.
Investigators said those who questioned the beliefs were expelled from the group.
Lori Day Bell told some of her friends that investigators said her estranged husband, Charles Velo, was a zombie, and that some people in the group regularly joined him in praying for Velo’s death. After Velo was shot dead by Alex Cox during an argument, Cox allegedly told another follower that he did not mind because he killed a zombie.
The group also believed that once a person became “high”, he could not be held accountable for his actions on earth.
“Because Lori was already ‘loud,'” Pestins told investigators, according to her report, “she often slapped her hand on the counter and said, ‘I don’t count!’ ‘
Police investigations have also uncovered computer documents showing that Charles Velo discovered that his wife had an affair with Chad de Bell a few weeks before his death.
Charles Valve encountered Lori Valo in a text message, and then approached Tommy de Bell to tell him that her husband was cheating on her.
Investigators have not determined whether Tommy Daybell ever read the e-mail from Willow or deleted it without reading it. Eleven days after the e-mail was sent, Cox shot and killed him.
Cox died in December 2019 after falling into his home. Medical examiners later determined that he had died of a blood clot in his lungs.