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 Elizabeth Smart

Friday October 2, 2009
Brian Mitchell and Wanda BarzeeElizabeth Smart:
Elizabeth Smart The American student Elizabeth Smart has, for the first time, described her nine-month kidnap ordeal after being snatched by a stranger from her bedroom in Salt Lake City seven years ago.

Asked by a prosecutor to describe Brian David Mitchell, the self-described prophet accused of holding her captive for nine months, Ms Smart replied: “Evil, wicked, manipulative, stinky, slimy, greedy, selfish, not spiritual, not religious, not close to God.”

Tuesday September 29, 2009
Brian Mitchell and Wanda BarzeeElizabeth Smart:
Elizabeth Smart A federal judge has ruled that Elizabeth Smart can testify in the upcoming mental competency hearing for her accused kidnapper.

In a ruling issued Monday afternoon, U.S. District Judge Dale A. Kimball denied a defense motion to bar Smart from testifying in the case of Brian David Mitchell.

Monday September 28, 2009
Brian Mitchell and Wanda BarzeeElizabeth Smart:
Wanda Barzee In letters written to her mother, the woman charged in the 2002 kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart has sought forgiveness for any pain she has caused and says she expects to spend the rest of her life in prison.

Meanwhile her estranged husband will soon face another competency hearing.

Thursday March 13, 2008
Brian Mitchell and Wanda BarzeeElizabeth Smart:
Wand Barzee, 62, and her estranged husband, Brian David Mitchell, face criminal charges of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault for allegedly abducting Elizabeth Smart, then 14, from her home in Salt Lake City. [video]

Monday December 17, 2007
Brian Mitchell and Wanda BarzeeElizabeth Smart:
Wanda Barzee, 62, has fought the forced administration of anti-psychotic drugs, saying through her attorneys the medication is against her religion.

Tuesday December 19, 2006
Brian Mitchell and Wanda BarzeeElizabeth Smart:
The man accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart from her bedroom in 2002 and holding her for nine months was again declared unfit to stand trial Monday after screaming at a judge to forsake those robes and kneel in the dust.

Wednesday April 20, 2005
Elizabeth Smart:
A new book about Elizabeth Smart's abduction, written by one of her uncles, isn't being well-received by Elizabeth or her parents.

Elizabeth Smart:
New book mentions incidents that allegedly impeded investigation into her disappearance

Friday January 7, 2005
Elizabeth Smart:
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The drifter and self-proclaimed prophet accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart showed up to his competency hearing 90 minutes late Thursday and was kicked out after he started singing a Bible verse.

Wednesday January 5, 2005
Elizabeth Smart:
SALT LAKE CITY - The father of Elizabeth Smart says the family wants a quick resolution to the kidnapping and sexual assault charges against the girl's alleged abductor, Brian David Mitchell - even if that means a plea deal.

Friday October 1, 2004
Elizabeth Smart:
he widow of a one-time "top potential suspect" in the kidnapping of teen-ager Elizabeth Smart has agreed to a $150,000 settlement of her lawsuit against Utah prison officials.

Sunday September 19, 2004
Elizabeth Smart:
The father of kidnapped Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart endorsed Rep. Martin Frost on Friday, saying he supports the Democrat’s efforts involving child welfare.

Friday January 9, 2004
Elizabeth Smart:
SALT LAKE CITY - A suspect in the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping case could be held indefinitely at a state hospital if a judge rules she is incompetent to stand trial, which her attorney says he expects.

Friday November 7, 2003
Elizabeth Smart:
"[The Smarts] have asked me to ask you, the media, to now have respect for the privacy of Elizabeth and the family." -- Salt Lake District Attorney David Yocom, March 12, 2003.

Saturday October 25, 2003
Elizabeth Smart:
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Elizabeth Smart, whose abduction from her bedroom and reunion with her family nine months later made her name and face familiar to millions, said in her first public interview that she hasn't changed that much from the girl she was before.

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