Elizabeth Smart upset one of her kidnappers to be freed early

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Elizabeth Smart upset one of her kidnappers to be freed early

Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart looks on during a news conference in 2015 in Sandy, Utah. Wanda Barzee, a woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Smart in 2002 will be freed from prison more than five years earlier than expected, a surprise decision Smart called “incomprehensible” on Tuesday.

Elizabeth Smart upset one of her kidnappers to be freed early

Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart looks on during a news conference in 2015 in Sandy, Utah. Wanda Barzee, a woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Smart in 2002 will be freed from prison more than five years earlier than expected, a surprise decision Smart called “incomprehensible” on Tuesday.

Elizabeth Smart upset one of her kidnappers to be freed early

Wanda Barzee, the woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart as a teenager from her Salt Lake City bedroom in 2002 and held her captive, will be released from prison next week. The surprise move announced Tuesday comes after authorities determined they had miscalculated the time Barzee previously served in federal custody.

Elizabeth Smart upset one of her kidnappers to be freed early

Brian David Mitchell is escorted by a U.S. Marshall as he arrives at the federal courthouse in 2010 in Salt Lake City. Wanda Barzee, a woman convicted of helping the former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart in 2002, will be freed from prison more than five years earlier than expected. He and Barzee were married at one point.
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