October 28, 2009

Trial Begins for Raymond Jessop

That Texas polygamist sect that made big news last year is about to be back in the news, as the trial Begins for Raymond Jessop, their leader.

Jessop, a 38 year old known as the leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, is facing years maximum in prison for his alleged sexual assault of a child, based on his marriage to an underage girl in the sect. Over 400 children were taken away from the sect in what became a legal quagmire, and is sure to be a hugely complex legal process again, as they are just starting to try and find a viable jury. For the initial details on the trial, see below:

Trial Begins for Raymond Jessop
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The first of a dozen polygamist sect members charged with abuse of women stands trial Monday, 18 months after agents raided the group's remote ranch and carted off more than 400 children in the largest child-custody case in American history...

Trial Begins for Raymond Jessop

Posted at October 28, 2009 3:27 AM

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