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Doctors Find Barzee Incompetent to Stand Trial

Doctors Find Barzee Incompetent to Stand Trial

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(KSL News) -- The two doctors who examined one of the alleged Elizabeth Smart kidnappers think she is "incompetent" to stand trial for the crime.

The results were supposed to be revealed in court yesterday, but Wanda Barzee's attorneys asked for a closed hearing. That will now happen in January, along with a hearing for co-defendant Brian Mitchell.

Today court documents filed by her attorneys reveal both physicians appointed to examine her found her incompetent.


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