Tag Archives: Jimmy Lee Dykes

ALABAMA CHILD SAW POLICE SHOOT HIS KIDNAPPER – Thursday February 14 2013

– The  mother of a US boy snatched off a school bus and held hostage in an underground bunker says her son saw officers shoot his kidnapper dead. Jennifer Kirkland’s comments about her son, Ethan Gilman, came in an interview … Continue reading

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BOY FREE AFTER RAID ON BUNKER – Wednesday February 6 2013

– A six-day standoff between an angry and violent survivalist, who held a five-year-old boy hostage in a bunker, and a legion of law-enforcement officials ended on Monday with the death of the kidnapper and the freeing of the boy. … Continue reading

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BUNKER SIEGE ENDS IN DEATH – Wednesday February 6 2013

– Officers stormed an underground bunker in Alabama where a five-year-old boy had been held hostage for almost a week, rescuing the child and leaving his abductor dead. FBI spokesman Steve Richardson said yesterday that negotiations with Jimmy Lee Dykes, … Continue reading

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MORE SHOOTINGS KEEP GUN CONTROL ON US AGENDA – Tuesday February 5 2013

– It has been a bloody few days in America. There is no evidence that it has been any bloodier than usual, but some of the crimes committed have been unusual enough to have added even more fuel to the … Continue reading

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ALABAMA TOWN UNITED IN PRAYER AS CHILD HOSTAGE DRAMA ENTERS NEW DAY – Saturday February 2 2103

– Many things hold little Southern towns together. There is a common love of the region, the peace that comes with rural life and, often, prayer. In this town of 2300 in the heart of peanut country, people drew on … Continue reading

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DEADLY HOSTAGE DRAMA – Friday February 1 2013

– Police hostage negotiators were forced into a stand-off yesterday with a gunman who intercepted a school bus in Midland City, Alabama, killed the driver and snatched a six-year-old boy. The gunman, identified by neighbours as Jimmy Lee Dykes, a … Continue reading

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