Lyle Jeffs, Warren Jeffs’ Brother: 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know
Lyle Jeffs is the former bishop of a polygamist Mormon sect called the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Jeffs is also the brother of former FLDS leader Warren Jeffs, who was convicted of the sexual assault of a minor in 2011,
Jeffs spent one year as a fugitive from the FBI after Utah prosecutors indicted him and 11 other FLDS members of defrauding the government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. He was given a five-year prison sentence after he was re-captured.