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Woman Who Helped Kidnap Elizabeth Smart Released From Prison

DRAPER, Utah — A woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart when she was a teenager and stood by as the Utah girl was sexually assaulted was released Wednesday after spending 15 years in prison. Wanda Barzee, 72, quietly left the state prison in the Salt Lake City suburb of Draper,...

Elizabeth Smart Kidnapper to Be Released From Prison

SALT LAKE CITY — A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart in 2002 will be freed from prison more than five years earlier than expected, a surprise decision that Smart called "incomprehensible" on Tuesday. Wanda Barzee, 72, will be released Sept. 19 after the Utah...