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Judge rules Chad Daybell trial to be broadcasted

Chad Daybell hearing Nov 29____
Chad Daybell hearing Nov 29__

FREMONT COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI) - UPDATE: Judge Steven W. Boyce ruled Wednesday in order to provide adequate access, Chad Daybell's trial will be broadcast with certain restrictions.

He said the court will use its equipment to run and supply the broadcast. The court won't allow for still photography.

Judge Boyce said all regulations will be released at a later date.

Regarding the motion to amend the indictment, Judge Boyce ruled the clerical corrections are permitted. With the more sensitive requests, he also allowed the amendment of those provisions.

The prosecution and defense then argued moving the trial back to Fremont County from Ada County or at least somewhere closer in eastern Idaho. Both sides presented the judge with information, and he did not provide a ruling but said he would issue a ruling at a later date.

In the motion in limine to limit the state to make consistent arguments on defendant's culpability, the judge denied the motion.

The state and prosecution also argued the removal of the death penalty, and the judge said he's take both sides under advisement. You can rewatch the hearing below.

ORIGINAL: Chad Daybell will be back in court Wednesday morning. You can watch below.

Judge Steven W. Boyce will listen to a number of arguments over items that have come up over the past month. 

The items deal with preparing for his trial starting on April 1. Some of them include removing the death penalty, amending wording from the original indictment, limiting the state arguments to those discussed in Lori Vallow-Daybell's trial and moving the trial back to Fremont County from Ada County or at least somewhere closer in eastern Idaho. 

They may also be discussing whether to allow media cameras in court. 

Daybell is charged with murder of his wife's two children JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan and his former wife Tammy Daybell along with other charges. 

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

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