Elizabeth's dad didn't know Ricci's record

June 25, 2002 at 1:23 PM

SALT LAKE CITY, June 25 (UPI) -- The father of missing Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart said Tuesday he had no inkling of the long criminal record of handyman Richard Ricci, who has been questioned about the case. Ed Smart said Ricci "seemed nice enough," but he wouldn't have hired him had he known of his past.

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