Elizabeth Smart Trial enters Second Day
On the second day of the federal trial of Brian David Mitchell, Elizabeth Smart gave detailed testimony about her kidnapping.
Smart testified that Mitchell, 57 raped her on a daily basis. She also testified about an escape attempt, a close call she had with a detective, and her move to San Diego.
Smart was kidnapped from her bedroom back in 2002 when she was just 14. Nine months later she was found by a homeless preacher and his wife.
At a mental competency hearing for Mitchell, Smart testified that she was “forced” to marry him.
Mitchell is facing charges of unlawful transportation and kidnapping of a minor across state lines and if he is convicted he could spend the rest of his life in prison.