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Utah drops accomplice to rape case against polygamist Warren Jeffs

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) – A Utah judge dismissed accomplice to rape charges against polygamist leader Warren Jeffs on Wednesday at the request of prosecutors, who said pursuing the case was unnecessary given his life prison term in Texas. A Utah jury had found Jeffs, leader of a breakaway Mormon…

Texas polygamist Warren Jeffs seriously ill

LOS ANGELES — Warren Jeffs, the jailed leader of a US polygamist sect, was in critical condition at a Texas hospital, The Los Angeles Times reported Monday. Jeffs, 55, was sentenced to life in prison earlier this month for his “spiritual marriage” to two young girls, and after police seized…

Texas polygamist sentenced to life in prison

The leader of a Texas polygamist sect that saw more than 450 of its children seized in police raid was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for his ‘spiritual marriage’ to two young girls. Warren Jeffs, the spiritual leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, showed…

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