Warren Jeffs' Son Roy Jeffs, Who Accused Him Of Sexual Abuse, Died

News by Joey Jordan Published on 04 Jun,2019 Updated on 04 Jun,2019

Warren Jeffs' Son Roy Jeffs Found Dead In Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Roy Jeffs, son of Warren Jeffs,  President of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, was found dead.
  • Jeffs was found on Friday, 31st May in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Jeffs' half-sister Rachel Jeffs confirmed his death where she also announced her brother died from suicide.
  • In the meantime, Rachel blamed their father for the death of Roy.

Roy Jeff, who publicly accused his father, Warren Jeffs of sexual abuse, has died. Roy Jeffs, born Leroy "Roy" Jeffs was found dead in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, 31st May. He was 26-would have turned 27 on June 5.

Roy's half-sister, Rachel Jeffs confirmed his death where she also revealed her brother died from suicide. Rachel blamed their father for his death, according to The Salt Lake Tribune. Rachel told,

Father didn't love him. [Roy] knew it. All of us knew it. We all go told Roy was a bad boy. 

Later, Rachel told ABC4,

He did not allow Roy to grow up with his siblings, and he kept him hidden in houses of hiding most of his growing up life, telling the family that Roy was a bad boy and tried to turn us against him.

She added,

I’m proud of Roy for the courage he’s shown in being the first of my siblings to leave the FLDS cult and trying to figure out life the best he could

Their father, Warren, was sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of two counts of child sexual assault. In 2015, a year after he left FLDS, Roy accused his father of molesting him as a child.

CAPTION: Roy Jeffs, son of polygamist Warren Jeffs, died from suicide SOURCE: Psych Central Blogs

Roy told CNN that one of his earliest memories was his father molesting him. He added he was 4 or 5 years old when his father Warren abused him, saying, "You should never do this."

Warren was already behind the bars when Roy accused him of sexual abuse. He was imprisoned after he was convicted of sexually abusing two teen girls he married, whom he said his "spiritual wives." According to People, Warren has fathered over 50 children.

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