Child Held Hostage In Alabama Bunker Freed

Posted on: 4:05 pm, February 4, 2013, by , updated on: 05:40pm, February 4, 2013

Dykes hostage

(Midland City, AL) A 5-year-old boy who has been held in an underground bunker for a week is safe.

The child was kidnapped from a school bus after the driver was shot dead.

Jimmy Lee Dykes had been holding the child in the bunker, talking with negotiators through a pipe.

Gunshots were heard Monday afternoon and shortly later it was announced Dykes was dead.

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