"She is a woman who had six children and yet could co-conspire to kidnap a 14-year-old girl, and not only sit next to her while (she was) being raped, but encouraged her husband to continue to rape me", Smart said this week, according to CNN.
Barzee's niece, Tina Mace, admits to still being horrified by the details of the crime her aunt committed, ABC Action News reports.
The news stoked fears about whether Barzee remains a threat and underscored serious concerns about mental health treatment in America's prison system.
"Upon further review and advice from legal counsel, the board must count time spent in federal custody toward Ms. Barzee's state sentence", director of administrative services, Greg Johnson, wrote. 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.
Barzee was convicted of both state and federal crimes, and transferred to the Utah state prison in April 2016 after finishing a federal sentence in Texas. She will now be set free September 19. Smart was missing for nine months before she was discovered walking through a suburb in Salt Lake City with Barzee and her husband.
"I think she is a threat to any vulnerable person in our community", Smart said at a press conference in Salt Lake City. Yes, but not just to me.
Smart says the release of 64-year-old Wanda Barzee, years earlier than expected, was a shock. He declined to say whether she'll be in a private home or a facility but said she "will not be homeless", he said.
Hundreds rescued as Hurricane Florence pounds Carolinas
Emergency declarations were in force in Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. If confirmed by the National Weather Service, that would break the state record for rainfall from a tropical cyclone.
Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge smashes marathon world record in Berlin
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge reacts after winning the Berlin Marathon setting a new world record on September 16, 2018 in Berlin . Amos Kipruto of Kenya was second in 2:06:23 with Kenya's Wilson Kipsang , the former world record holder, third in 2:06:48.
If Barzee had shown more clear signs of rehabilitation, she would likely feel differently about her release, she said.
Barzee was treated at the Utah State Hospital for about five years following her arrest, and testified in 2010 against Mitchell.
In this December 10 2010, file photo, Brian David Mitchell is escorted by a U.S. Marshall as he arrives at the federal courthouse in Salt Lake City.
She had been held captive by a onetime street preacher, Brian David Mitchell, and his wife Wanda.
Attorney Scott Williams has said Barzee has been diagnosed with several mental illnesses, but he's not concerned about her being a danger to the community. During his trial, Smart told the jury that Mitchell treated her "like an animal", and forced her to drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes. She added that Barzee was always a little vulnerable and that Mitchell was manipulative. "I am a Christian", she said.
Mitchell, a self-described prophet who insisted he was called "Emmanuel", was handed down a life sentence without the possibility of parole after the defense's plea of insanity was struck down.
During her months in captivity, Smart said the older woman sat nearby and encouraged her husband as he raped the teenager. "But she, in her own right, abused me as much as he did".
Microscopic traces of ancient starches extracted from the Raqefet Cave (left) are compared to starches replicated in the lab. The efforts put into producing the alcoholic beverage showed the importance of the drink in the Natufian culture, he noted.
Columbia Gas Transmission was owned by NiSource until 2015, when the company was spun off into Columbia Pipeline Group. The governor and Columbia Gas of MA president Steve Bryant have quibbled over the utility's level of preparedness.
A first glimpse of the next generation of Formula One auto has been presented by the sport's technical boss Ross Brawn . Next year is an important barometer to see how much impact it has on the ability for the cars to follow".
Fournette, who did not practice at all this week, indicated recently that he'll be a game-time decision with his injury. If Campbell doesn't play, rookie and first-round draft pick Taven Bryan likely would make his first career start.
Informal housing areas without running water have mushroomed and basic infrastructure has collapsed after years of neglect. Patients infected with cholera receive treatment in a polyclinic in Harare , Zimbabwe , on September 14, 2018.
Cooper said floodwaters were continuing to rise, and he urged evacuees to "stay put" until they received "the official all-clear". Hundreds of thousands of homes across North and SC are without power and tens of thousands of people are in emergency shelters.
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He added said the threat to living standards, the economy and jobs was too great for voters not to have a say. May has repeatedly ruled out holding a second referendum following the vote two years ago to leave the EU.
Incredible drone footage has captured the first aerial look at the solar observatory at the centre of alien conspiracy theories. It is still unclear what led to the evacuation and closure of the facility, which is typically open to the public.
Cornerback Joe Haden (hamstring) and guard David DeCastro (hand), who were both doubtful, will not play for Pittsburgh. Roethlisberger returned to the practice field on Friday and was listed as a full participant.
Ruth Davidson: PM job would risk my mental health
A year later she was diagnosed with clinical depression but the medication gave her "desperate, dark, bad dreams". But the 39-year-old today told The Sunday Times : 'You have to want it and I don't want to be prime minister.
Canelo eyes trilogy with Golovkin
It's possible it was even closer than that, a testament to how evenly matched and well-prepared the two fighters were. Khan was impressed by the quality of the fight and lauded Canelo for his gameplan. "I think we controlled the fight".
North Carolina TV station evacuates due to rising waters
The city of 29,000 that's near the North Carolina coast is surrounded by two rivers on the east and south. "We all know that". Hours before the storm made landfall September 14, workers at New Bern's WCTI-TV NewsChannel 12 had to abandon their studio.
BPA replacements in plastics may up reproductive problems
Hunt explained that the BPS plastic is more stable, "but it induced similar effects on the process of making eggs and sperm". The study concludes that these "findings add to growing evidence of the biological risks posed by this class of chemicals".
Former President Obama campaigns for Cordray in Ohio
This is not normal what we're seeing, it is radical. "Because what's at stake goes beyond partisan politics", said Obama. Obama should help spur turnout, especially among black voters whose participation fell off in 2016, Beck said.
Hockney work tipped to bust auction record
A swimming pool painting by David Hockney could become the most valuable work of art by a living artist sold at auction. The upcoming sale, Rotter said, "will definitely be a record for David Hockney at auction".
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But given the following Apple has enjoyed throughout the years, it won't be surprising if its fans won't mind to pay the price. The rear camera? Yes, it seems that the dual-lens camera at the back is somehow linked to the Face ID functionality.