Elizabeth Smart

FILE – In this Dec. 18, 2006 file photo, Brian David Mitchell, the alleged kidnapper of Elizabeth Smart, enters court for his competency hearing in Salt Lake City. U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball ruled Monday, March 1, 2010 that 56-year-old Brian David Mitchell is competent to stand trial. Mitchell was indicted in 2008 on charges of kidnapping and unlawful transportation of a minor across state lines in the 2002 kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart. Mitchell’s defense attorneys have argued that the former street preacher could not participate in his own defense. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, File)