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State will not dispute Lori Vallow’s competency evaluation

In this March 6, 2020, file photo, Lori Vallow Daybell glances at the camera during her...
In this March 6, 2020, file photo, Lori Vallow Daybell glances at the camera during her hearing, with her defense attorney, Edwina Elcox, right, in Rexburg, Idaho. Prosecutors say the mother of two children who were found dead in rural Idaho months after they vanished in a bizarre case that captured worldwide attention had conspired with her new husband to hide or destroy the kids' bodies. The new felony charges against Lori Vallow Daybell came late Monday, June 29, 2020, the latest twist in a case tied to the mysterious deaths of both of the couple's former spouses and their beliefs about zombies and the apocalypse.(John Roark/The Idaho Post-Register via AP, Pool)
Updated: Jun. 7, 2021 at 1:17 PM MDT
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REXBURG, Idaho (CBS2) —The following story is via our media partners at CBS2 in BOISE.

An order was filed in May declaring Lori Vallow Daybell not fit for trial.

“The completed assessment determined that at this time the Defendant is not competent to proceed, and recommends restorative treatment,” the order staying case reads.

Prosecuting Attorney Rob Wood had originally contested the findings of the court. However, a withdrawal of contest was submitted by Wood on Friday.

“Based upon said review, the State withdraws its contest to the 18-211 evaluation/report and does not object to the Court’s determination of competency on the basis of the evaluation/report,” the withdrawal states. “The State further does not object to a medical physician’s evaluation and diagnosis of the Defendant with a corresponding treatment plan for the purpose of restoring the Defendant’s competence.”

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