Mitchell May Have Targeted Smart's 15 Year Old Cousin

Mitchell May Have Targeted Smart's 15 Year Old Cousin

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(KSL TV) Prosecutors say that Brian David Mitchell, the man accused kidnapping Elizabeth Smart, also tried to kidnap her 18-year-old cousin Jessica.

But Jessica's parents say that Mitchell was after another target.

Jessica's father, Steven Wright, says that Mitchell was looking for his younger daughter when he cut a screen on the family's home in July.

The younger daughter is 15 years old and reportedly a favorite playmate of Elizabeth's.

District Attorney David Yocom says that he is aware of the discrepancy -- but that his office only said that Mitchell was looking for "a minor child between 14 and 18."

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