Sunday, August 7, 2011

Warren Jeffs: 'This is between me, you and God': Jury hears chilling warning Warren Jeffs gave his FIVE-YEAR-OLD nephew after 'raping him'

A nephew of convicted polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs has told a Texas jury that his uncle sexually abused him as a young boy.

Brent Jeffs testified on Saturday during the sentencing phase of the 55-year-old Warren Jeffs' trial.

A jury convicted Warren Jeffs on Thursday of sexually assaulting two underage girls and could sentence him to life in prison.

Brent Jeffs testified that his uncle sodomized him when he was five-years-old.

'This is between me, you and God,' he said Jeffs told him. Three jurors wiped tears from their eyes during his emotional testimony.

Warren Jeffs was never charged with sexually assaulting his nephew, but Brent Jeffs says he and his uncle reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed in 2003.

Texas Ranger Jesse Valdez and Ezra Draper, who left the FLDS in 2003, also testified on Saturday.

Valdez identified a number of documents seized during the 2008 raid on a ranch Jeff's church operates near Eldorado, Texas.

Draper, who attended Alta Academy between 1978 and 1987, when Jeffs was principal, described being summoned to the office of the self-proclaimed profit once and receiving a lecture for exchanging notes with a female student. Read More