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Son who spoke out against infamous polygamous leader dies

 


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who spoke out against his infamous father who led a polygamous sect has died, his sister said Tuesday.

Roy Jeffs was abused sexually and psychologically as a child by their father Warren Jeffs, and died by suicide May 29, his sister and brother said. He was 26.

He was determined to tell his story to help other loved ones break away from the group controlled by their father, who is serving a life prison sentence in Texas after being convicted of sexually assaulting girls he considered wives.

Roy Jeffs told The Associated Press in 2015 that his father controlled...



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