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Warren Jeffs sentenced to 5 years to life in prison

 

 

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

It's judgment day for the Leader of a Polygamous Sect with West Texas ties.

A judge has sentenced Warren Jeffs to five years to life in prison for his role in arranging the marriage of teenage cousins.

The bride was 14, her cousin was 19 at the time.

51-year-old Jeffs was convicted on charges of rape as an accomplice in the 2001 crime.

He'll remain behind bars for at least 10 years.

As we've reported, Jeffs also has a compound in the West Texas town of Eldorado.

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