Shocking Tragedy! Warren Jeffs Cult Town Hit With Flash Flood: 10 Kids & 3 Women Killed

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Sep. 16 2015, Updated 7:50 p.m. ET

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See 11 shocking photos of the devastation a flash flood created in Warren Jeffs' Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints community.

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Residents of Warren Jeffs' polygamous town were devastated when a flash flood ripped through the area and killed 13 people, including 10 children.

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A six-year-old boy is still missing after the horrific incident.

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Flash Flooding In Southern Utah Kills Over 10 People

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The bodies of 12 women and children were recovered on Tuesday.

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Flash Flooding In Southern Utah Kills Over 10 People

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The damage to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints members' community was extensive.

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6 People Feared Dead In Flash Floods In Southern Utah Community

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Sisters Della Johnson and Naomi and Josephine Jessop were all killed in the flood. The Jessop sisters were both married to Joseph Jessop. They had been traveling in a 15-passenger van when it was caught in the flood.

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6 People Feared Dead In Flash Floods In Southern Utah Community

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Thirteen children were killed in the tragic accident. Authorities were not releasing the names of the children until the final boy was found.

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6 People Feared Dead In Flash Floods In Southern Utah Community

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"The bodies recovered in Utah have been taken to a mortuary and the state medical examiner is expected to conduct autopsies," the Salt Lake Tribune reported.

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6 People Feared Dead In Flash Floods In Southern Utah Community

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Three boys were able to escape from the vehicle and although they were caught up in the flood they survived and spoke to authorities about their experience.

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6 People Feared Dead In Flash Floods In Southern Utah Community

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26 Utah National Guard's 222nd Field Artillery Battery B searched for the missing child.

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6 People Feared Dead In Flash Floods In Southern Utah Community

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Warren Jeffs is serving a life sentence in prison after being convicted of child assault.

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6 People Feared Dead In Flash Floods In Southern Utah Community

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The polygamous community is frequently ostracized from society, but the Mayor of Hilldale expressed his gratitude at the outpouring of support they have all received. "I'm amazed at what's come to help us," Philip Barlow said.

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