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FBI, Idaho Police investigating missing Vallow children’s case seek pictures, video from YNP

Posted at 5:00 PM, Mar 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-05 20:02:29-05

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and police in Rexburg, Idaho are asking visitors to Yellowstone National Park on September 8, 2019 for photos and video that could help investigators looking into the disappearance of 17-year old Tylee Ryan and 7-year old J.J. Vallow.

The following is a press release from the FBI and Rexburg Police Department:

An ongoing investigation has determined that the children were in Yellowstone National Park on that date with their mother, Lori Vallow, and uncle, Alex Cox. The group was traveling in a silver, 2017 Ford F-150 pickup, with Arizona license plate CPQUINT. Attached are photos of the missing children, Lori Vallow, and Alex Cox, that were taken in the park on September 8, 2019, as well as pictures of the vehicle.


Law enforcement is seeking photos and video which may have captured images of these persons and the vehicle, or images of crowds and other park visitors where these individuals may be present. The FBI has established a website for the public to upload photos and video: FBI.gov/Rexburg [tips.fbi.gov] .

The public is asked to continue reporting tips in this case to the Rexburg Police Department at (208) 359-3000 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-8435678 (1-800-THE-LOST).