KUER Local News
9:11 am
Tue September 5, 2006

Purgatory to Welcome Warren Jeffs

St. George, UT – The followers of captured polygamist Warren Jeffs believe he's the prophet who holds the keys to heaven. Jeffs is in a Las Vegas jail cell awaiting extradition to Utah. And when he comes here, he'll be sent to Purgatory, literally. And if not for a quirk of history, he'd be going straight to "hell." NPR's Howard Berkes explains.
(Howard Berkes is a reporter for National Public Radio who lives in Salt Lake City.)