Motel Offered Privacy for Sect's Secretive Weddings
For most tourists headed to the Caliente Hot Springs Motel and Spa, the main draw is the hot mineral water piped into the rooms. But Warren Jeffs, the self-proclaimed prophet of a polygamous sect, was drawn to the motel for a different reason: privacy. For years he conducted weddings between teenage girls, some as young as 14, and older men in Room 15 at the motel 150 miles north of Las Vegas, investigators, former members and others said.