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Bed Found In Temple For Sex With Underage Girls Right After Marriage, Authorities Say

First Posted: 04/18/08 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:30 PM ET

The Los Angeles Times Reports (password required):
Authorities searching a remote polygamist compound for a 16-year-old girl who had claimed she was sexually abused discovered a bed inside a towering limestone temple and were told by a "confidential informant" that men used it to have sex with underage girls, according to a court document unsealed Wednesday.

The discovery of the bed, which was ruffled and contained what appeared to be a long strand of a female's hair, was disclosed in an affidavit that Texas Rangers used to obtain a second search warrant to expand their investigation of the YFZ Ranch, a 1,700-acre guarded complex outside the tiny West Texas town of Eldorado.
Watch a video about the search for the bed here:

Filed by Katharine Zaleski  |