Elizabeth Smart Confronts Her Captor

Seth Abramovitch · 05/26/11 01:20AM

Declaring Brian David Mitchell's crimes against Elizabeth Smart "unusually heinous and degrading," U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball's sentenced the man who kidnapped, raped and tortured her for nine months in 2002 to a life in federal prison. Mitchell had never spoken a word in court, "except to sing a string of hymns, beginning with 'O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,'" the Salt Lake Tribune reports.