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Judge to hold hearing for cameras in court for Chad Daybell trial

FREMONT COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI) - Chad Daybell appeared via Zoom Tuesday afternoon for a status conference.

You can watch it below.

The media will have a chance to ask for cameras to be allowed in the courtroom during the Chad Daybell murder trial. 

Judge Steven W. Boyce said said he would like to hold a formal hearing to discuss cameras. 

Chad Daybell faces charges related to the deaths of JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan along with the the death of his first wife Tammy Daybell.

The judge set a date of Nov. 29 to hear argument for and against cameras to be in the courtroom during his trial. 

Prosecutors are against having cameras while Daybell's attorney, John Prior, says his client is for cameras to be allowed. 

Prosecutors for Fremont County asked the judge to also schedule monthly status hearings up to the trial.

"Mr. Daybell has not changed his position since I have filed this motion, so he maintains his feelings about having a public trial but judge I think having a hearing to make that final determination." 

His trial is set to begin in Ada County on April 1 of next year.

Judge Boyce agreed to hold monthly update hearings until the trial after it was requested by prosecutors. 

You can view a timeline of events and all our past stories on Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow-Daybell HERE.

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