Skip to comments.Suspect in Elizabeth Smart case deemed competent (Brian David Mitchell)
Posted on 03/01/2010 12:13:13 PM PST by fishtank
Elizabeth Smart's cult abductor ........
Cool. In California, that means it’s only seven more years until the trial starts. :)
A true prophet.
Actually the wife did the abduction. Read the original eyewitness account by the father.
This man is a beast but he isn’t the only one on trial.
Oh, this is the other abduction. I was thinking of the one that lasted over 20 years.
He's been making a mockery of that court for far too long.
Remember Joe Isuzu?
I thought Ed Smart was one weird dude in that whole thing ...........
Reading about this Utah nut reminds me of that show “Big Love” on HBO. Great episode last night.
What was your favorite part?
What does that have to do with anything?
If your daughter was abducted from her own bed in the middle of the night, do you think you might be a bit "weird" afterward?
I guess we should be glad she wasn't a school teacher?
Good, now take them both out to the nearest tree and don’t forget the rope.
I think Ed Smart thought that Mitchell could have been a true prophet............, that’s all.
Judge Kimball is one smart judge. I knew he’d come through.
You're smoking something, FRiend. Put down the bong.
The prosecution's expert, New York forensic psychiatrist Dr. Michael Welner, concluded the Mitchell suffers from a range of disorders, including pedophilia, anti-social and narcissistic personality disorders, but said he was not psychotic or delusional.
The key expert for the defense, Dr. Jennifer Skeem, diagnosed Mitchell with a delusional disorder and said he was incompetent.
But the judge agreed with Welner, who said Mitchell was faking mental illness to avoid responsibility for wrongdoing. Welner described Mitchell as an "effectively misleading psychopath" who has duped those around him into thinking he is incompetent.
During many court proceedings Mitchell has been removed from court because he breaks into song, disrupting proceedings.
"The court agrees with Dr. Welner that Mitchell's singing in court is a contrivance to derail the proceedings and create the false impression that he is unable to control his behavior," Kimball wrote.
Don't you get it TChris? The Smarts are Mormon so they deserved for their daughter to be abducted and raped. And, any other lie or slander against them is just icing on the cake.
Oh for crying out loud.
Ahh yes. Mormon girl got kidnapped and raped. It's funny, or at least her father's fault, somehow.
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