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  • ** FILE ** Polygamist religious leader Warren Jeffs arrives in hand shackles to the Tom Green County Courthouse for the sentencing phase of his trial Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, in San Angelo, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Polygamist leader gets life in prison for assault

    Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday for sexually assaulting an underage follower he took as a bride in what his church deemed a "spiritual marriage."


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Convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is escorted into the courthouse in San Angelo, Texas, on Tuesday for sentencing. He received life in prison and a consecutive 20-year term.

    Life in prison for polygamist leader Jeffs

    Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday for sexually assaulting an underage follower he took as a bride in what his church deemed a "spiritual marriage."


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