Live: Coverage of Warren Jeffs compound auction

Published April 25, 2013 9:59 am

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St. George • Warren Jeffs' former spokesman bought his compound in Hildale on Thursday for bids worth $3.6 million.

Willie Jessop bought the compound using credit earned from a court judgement he won after suing Jeffs and his lieutenants for burglarizing his business. Jessop obtained a default judgement of about $30 million.

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