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Warren Jeffs: Child bride reveals horrors of life under fundamentalist Mormon sect leader

Warren Jeffs: Child bride reveals horrors of life under fundamentalist Mormon sect leaderA former child bride who fled a fundamentalist Mormon cult has told how the sect’s leader reminded her she was “the property” of her husband after she begged him to free her from the forced marriage. Elissa Wall suffered multiple miscarriages after being made to marry her cousin at the age of 14 under the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Jeffs, said to have had 78 wives and more than 50 children in the Utah church, was jailed for life in 2011 after being convicted of sexually assaulting two girls aged 12 and 15.



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Inside the Sprawling Compound That Polygamist Leader Warren Jeffs and His 79 Wives Called Home

Inside the Sprawling Compound That Polygamist Leader Warren Jeffs and His 79 Wives Called HomeJeffs' 65th wife, Brielle Decker, took Inside Edition on a tour of the Utah compound.



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The Latest: Pawn shop tip was key to capture of Lyle Jeffs

The Latest: Pawn shop tip was key to capture of Lyle JeffsSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the capture of fugitive polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs (all times local):



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Lyle Jeffs: Polygamist sect leader finally caught by FBI after year on the run

Lyle Jeffs: Polygamist sect leader finally caught by FBI after year on the runPolygamist Mormon sect leader Lyle Jeffs has been captured in South Dakota after being on the run for almost a year. After he escaped, the FBI had issued a $ 50,000 reward and a wanted poster saying that Mr Jeffs should be considered armed and dangerous. Mr Jeffs became the leader of his Mormon sect, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, after his notorious older brother, Warren Jeffs, was jailed .



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Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 yearSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs was captured Wednesday night in South Dakota after being on the run for nearly a year after escaping from home confinement in Utah pending trial on food stamp fraud charges.



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