LAS VEGAS (AP) Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs has been
taken from jail to a Las Vegas hospital for an unspecified medical
problem. Las Vegas police officer Jose Montoya says Jeffs was brought to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center from an Arizona jail. He
declined to provide details on Jeffs' medical condition.
Jeffs was convicted by a Utah jury last year on two counts of
first-degree felony rape. he was sentenced to two consecutive terms
of five years to life in prison for his role in the 2001 marriage
of a 14 year old follower to her 19 year old cousin.
Jeffs has been awaiting two trials in Arizona on accomplice
charges of incest and sexual misconduct.
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