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Smart had asked "the powers that be" to re-evaluate the decision, but the parole board has reiterated that Barzee has served the maximum time for her one-to-15 year prison term and can no longer legally be held in prison after Wednesday. During his trial, Smart told the jury that Mitchell treated her "like an animal", and forced her to drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes.

"Part of her plea deal back when her case came up - it was required for her to write an apology to me".

Smart said Barzee encouraged Mitchell to rape her, something that happened daily, she said.

Barzee will be on federal supervision, often called probation, for five years.

"So do I believe she's risky?"

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Mitchell raped Smart nearly daily during nine months of captivity, which included a journey to California and back to Utah. When Smart was 14 years old, a man broke into her family's home in Salt Lake City, sneaked into her bedroom while she was sleeping and abducted her at knifepoint. "'I mean, it's a awful thing that happened, but why didn't she do more?'"

As we reported, despite the Utah parole board deeming Barzee unfit for release. there's nothing it can do to keep her off the streets because state law requires her release by the time her sentence is complete. "Like, the side of her body would be touching me", Smart said.

Federal officials promised in the weeks leading up to Wednesday that they will be keeping a close eye on Barzee, maintaining a "very short leash" when it comes to the conditions of her supervised release.

"I do believe she is a threat, she is a woman who had six children and yet could co-conspire to kidnap a 14-year-old girl, and not only sit next to her while being raped, but encourage her husband to continue to rape me", Smart said. "I don't feel like she has taken any responsibility for her actions, so that's disappointing, but there's nothing we can do about it", he said.

Barzee has been behind bars since the couple were arrested in 2003, spending time in a county jail and at the Utah State Hospital before pleading guilty to federal charges in late 2009 and state charges in 2010.

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Mitchell then led Smart into a nearby secluded area and forced to go through a "marriage" with him, claiming her to be his new wife.

Mitchell is serving a life sentence in Arizona.

"Upon further review and advice from legal counsel, the Board must count time spent in federal custody toward Ms. Barzee's state sentence", the board said in a statement.

She is required to meet immediately with a federal probation officer, will be placed on the Utah Sex Offender and Kidnap Registry, will be required to actively participate in a mental health treatment program and she can not consume alcohol, court records state.

The board said previously that Barzee would be released in January 2024 after it denied her an early parole following a hearing that she chose not to attend. And I remember thinking, 'There's no way.' ...

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Barzee's attorney, Scott Williams, has confirmed that Barzee has been diagnosed with several mental illnesses, but he's said he's not concerned about her being a danger to the community. She is expected to be released this week.

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