Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapper on his way to federal prison

Brian David Mitchell has finally left Salt Lake City for his new home: Federal prison.

Mitchell, convicted of the 2002 kidnap and rape of then-14-year-old Elizabeth Smart, was transferred out of the Salt Lake County jail Wednesday morning, said Lt. Michael Deniro, a spokesman for the jail.

It’s still unclear which federal prison the 57-year-old is heading to, but that information will likely become public later today. The Federal Bureau of Prisons does not release where inmates are housed until they have been safely transported, said Edmond Ross, a spokesman for the Bureau of Prisons.

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