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Warren Jeffs

Born: Dec 3, 1955

Birthplace: San Francisco

Nationality: United States

Warren Jeffs

Date of Birth : Dec 3, 1955
Birth Place : San Francisco

Warren Steed Jeffs is the former President of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and convicted felon currently serving a sentence of life plus 20 years. His prison term is the result of being convicted of two felony counts of child sexual assault in 2011. Jeffs gained international notoriety in May 2006 when he was placed on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution on Utah state charges related to his alleged arrangement of illegal marriages between his adult male followers and underage girls. He was arrested in August 2006 in Nevada, and agreed to be taken to Utah for trial. In May and July 2007, Arizona charged him with eight additional counts in two separate cases, including incest and sexual conduct with minors. Beginning in early September 2007 in St. George, Jeffs' Utah trial lasted less than a month, and on September 25 he was convicted of two counts of rape as an accomplice. On November 20, 2007, Jeffs was sentenced to imprisonment for 10 years to life and began serving his sentence at the Utah State Prison.

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