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CPS is taking custody of sect leader’s child bride

ashura The child bride of polygamist leader Warren Jeffs was ordered into foster care Tuesday by a judge who said the girl’s mother had shown herself unwilling to ensure her protection from further abuse.

State District Judge Barbara Walther said “uncontroverted evidence” existed that the girl had married Jeffs when she was 12 in a wedding her father performed and her mother also witnessed.