But at a March 30 hearing, Ada County Judge Steven Boyce said new DNA tests from a crime scene could lead to speculation that hinder the fairness of a trial for both defendants.
“What I'm absolutely not willing to do is engage in any speculation about what this new DNA evidence may end up revealing," KBOI-TV quoted Boyce as saying.
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JJ Vallow's grandparents are traveling from Louisiana to testify. They hope to attend each day of the trial.
“It’s the accumulation of four years of us living this every day,” Larry Woodcock told Utah's KSL-TV.
Boyce removed any possibility of a death penalty for Vallow Daybell in a ruling within the last two weeks.
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