Jacqueline Tarsa LeBaron, 46, entered the plea last week in Salt Lake City’s U.S. District Court, 19 years after she was first charged.
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A polygamist sect leader’s daughter was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge relating to the shotgun killings in Texas of an 8-year-old girl and three sect members who had left the church, U.S. Attorney Jose Angel Moreno saidÂ Thursday.
A daughter of a cult leader who drafted a hit list before his death pleaded guilty Thursday to charges related to the slaying of an 8-year-old girl and three former members of the Lamb of God religious sect 22 years ago in Houston and Irving.
Jacqueline Tarsa LeBaron, 46, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Sim Lake to a charge of conspiracy to obstruct religious beliefs.
LeBaron is wanted by the FBI for a series of murders in the 1980s, carried out based on the “Book of the New Covenant.” It was scriptures that her father wrote while in the Utah State Prison, where he was serving time for murder.
The FBI is pursuing fresh leads in the search for the last wanted member of Ervil LeBaron’s murderous polygamous family — believing that some of her old ties in Utah may still be helping her.
Jacqueline Tarsa LeBaron, the daughter of the late polygamist leader Ervil LeBaron, is now one of the FBI’s most wanted fugitives in Houston. The FBI says LeBaron was involved in a series of crimes that occurred in the Texas area. On June 27, 1988, four people were murdered simultaneously in Houston and Irving, Texas by members of the LeBaron family, the FBI alleges. Ervil LeBaron started his own polygamous sect in 1972. The sect was called the Church of the Lamb of God (CLG). In 1972, Ervil LeBaron was convicted and imprisoned for ordering his followers to murder his brother
Fundamentalist LDS Church leader Warren Jeffs isn’t the only fugitive member of a polygamist group to make the FBI’s Most Wanted list. The FBI in Houston has now added Jacqueline Tarsa LeBaron to its Most Wanted list — not the agency’s Ten Most Wanted list, of which Jeffs is a member, however — in hopes of finally tracking down the fugitive polygamous sect member. “It’s probably been several years, but we’ve started looking into her again,” FBI Special Agent Todd Burns said Friday. LeBaron’s name was added to the list after federal authorities in Texas received new information about her