The Nation: A Deadly Messenger of God

Cult Leader Ervil LeBaron leaves a trail of death in the West

In the verdant hills south of Mexico City, a self-proclaimed messenger of God's wrath is in hiding from man's justice. Ervil LeBaron, 52, polygamous (13 wives, at least 25 children) leader of the tiny Church of the Lamb of God, is the target of investigations by police departments from San Diego and Los Angeles to Salt Lake City and Denver. Even the Secret Service is interested in his whereabouts, since some of his followers sent a threatening letter to the then presidential...

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