Elizabeth Smart Smiles as Jury Finds Kidnapper Guilty, Rejects Insanity Claim

Elizabeth Smart smiled in court as Brian David Mitchell was convicted today of kidnapping her and subjecting her to nine months of sexual and mental torture that included repeated rapes, forced consumption of drugs and frequent threats to kill her. In finding Mitchell guilty, the jury rejected his legal defense that he was too mentally ill to be held liable for the crime. Speaking for the first time since the verdict, Smart said she hopes her story helps other victims speak out about the...Full Story
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