Allegations: Nephew Brent Jeffs, left, claims he was sexually assaulted by the polygamist leader.
His young stepmother Rebecca Musser, right, who was one of his father's child brides, also testified in court One of Jeffs's nephews testified that he was raped by the supposed prophet when he was just five-years-old.
Jeffs's wives were both the victims of his abuse and the accomplices, subjected to a cruel world of worship and sexual abuse, while also proving their worth to their leader by holding down their peers while they were assaulted.
He was on the FBI's Most Wanted list but had evaded arrest for years before his capture in 2006, surrounding himself with doting believers and underage wives who he bred to service his sexual desires.
Jeffs was given life behind bars for the first count of aggravated sexual assault and an extra 20 years, to be served consecutively, for the second count of sexual assault - the maximum allowed for each count. The religious leader, who defended himself for most of the trial, had walked out on the sentencing portion of the case in protest after reading out a statement threatening a 'whirlwind of judgement' from god if his 'humble servant' was not released from custody.'Mr.Defence attorneys said after the sentencing that they would not be handling Jeffs's appeal, but that there were legitimate grounds for one, stating that evidence in the case had been gathered during a 2008 raid based on a false abuse report.But Judge Barbara Walther, who has presided over the case in her San Angelo courtroom since the raid, allowed evidence prosecutors said proved Jeffs abused his position in power to have sex with girls as young as 12.She is also known for her role as Evelyn Harper on the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men (2003–2015).Taylor's other notable television roles include the sitcoms Bosom Buddies (1980–1982) and The Powers That Be (1992–1993).