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Elizabeth Smart’s Captor Found Guilty

Today a federal jury in Salt Lake City, Utah found Brian David Mitchell guilty of kidnapping and raping Elizabeth Smart back in 2002, when Smart was just 14 years old.

Brian David Mitchell never denied that he took Elizabeth Smart from her home and held her captive for nine months of sexual abuse. Mitchell’s defense was that he did it because he was out of his head with delusions.

Read the full story of the verdict here.

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