2 convicted in Bountiful polygamous sect trial
Two out of three people charged in the Bountiful polygamous sect trial have been found guilty.
Brandon Blackmore and his former wife Emily Gail Blackmore were found guilty of taking a 13-year-old girl to the United States to be a child bride.
The court heard the girl was then married to Warren Jeffs, the former leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
James Oler was also facing charges but he was found not guilty in this case.
Crown lawyers say in 2004 the three took young girls from Bountiful B.C. to the U.S. to be placed in plural marriages.
More to come.
-With files from The Canadian Press
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