Warren Jeffs, right, is escorted out of the Tom Green County Courthouse by a law enforcement officer, left, Friday Aug. 5, 2011, in San Angelo, Texas. Jeffs, a polygamist sect leader convicted of child sexual assault walked out of his sentencing hearing in protest Friday, after reading a statement he claimed was from God. The statement promised a "whirlwind of judgment" on the world if God's "humble servant" wasn't set free. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
August 9, 2011 1:47:13 PM PDT
By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press
SAN ANGELO, Texas - August 9, 2011 --
Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is in the custody of the Texas prison system to begin serving his life sentence.