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Investigators: Someone Must Have Info About Kidnapping

Investigators: Someone Must Have Info About Kidnapping



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(SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Investigators in the Elizabeth Smart case are pleading for help from the public.

Investigators are convinced someone knows something about the kidnapping, or at least something about Richard Ricci's whereabouts following the kidnapping.

Police maintain Ricci was lying when he denied having his Jeep Cherokee in the days following Elizabeth's disappearance.

"The passage of time may motivate somebody to come forward who has been afraid to come forward for whatever reason up until this point," says Grant Mendenhall, F.B.I. supervisory special agent.

Police still want to talk to the man who picked Ricci up from an auto repair shop a few days after the kidnapping.

They say it's possible they may have already spoken with the driver, but they need more help to pinpoint just who that person is.

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