Hannah recounted shocking details of her Aug. 3 kidnapping in a new ‘Today’ show interview that will air on Oct. 10. The teen revealed that her kidnapper bound her feet with zip-ties and forced her to play Russian roulette with a gun.
Hannah Anderson, 16, was kidnapped by her family friend James DiMaggio on Aug. 3. The man allegedly murdered Hannah’s mother Christina Anderson and 8-year-old brother Ethan Anderson before setting the home they were in on fire and kidnapping Hannah. The kidnapping survivor revealed that her captor tied her up and told her his kidnapping plans before abducting her.
So brave! The 16-year-old made her first public appearance since her traumatic kidnapping experience, showing up unexpectedly at a fundraiser to benefit her and her late mother and brother on August 15.
Hannah Anderson, survivor of the tragic August 3 murder/kidnapping case, attended a fundraiser to help cover the funeral expenses of her mother and brother. Amanda made no statement to the press as she walked into the Boll Weevil restaurant in Lakeside, Calif., in her first appearance in public since she returned home and reunited with her father.
The 16-year-old is taking to the social media site Ask.fm to interact with well-wishers and answer hundreds of questions regarding her traumatic kidnapping experience.
Hannah Anderson, survivor of the horrible August 3 murder/kidnapping case that left her without her mother and brother, has returned home and reunited with her father. After a horrific crime was committed by who authorities believe was family friend James DiMaggio, a social media account believed to belong to the 16-year-old is answering personal questions about her experience and thoughts about the aftermath.
A tragic and horrifying episode in California came to an end on August 10 when alleged murderer and kidnapper James DiMaggio was shot and killed by the FBI, and his captor Hannah Anderson was found healthy and alive. And no one is happier about that than Hannah’s father, Brett Anderson.
Brett Anderson, whose daughter was allegedly kidnapped and whose wife and son were allegedly murdered by James DiMaggio, is going through an unimaginable overflow of emotion on August 11, a day after DiMaggio was killed and his daughter Hannah Anderson was safely rescued.
James DiMaggio, the man who allegedly kidnapped 16-year-old Hannah Anderson and killed her family, was finally caught and killed by authorities in the Idaho wilderness on August 10. After seven days, the teenage girl was thankfully found alive. Read on.
A truly tragic episode in California has finally come to an end. James DiMaggio, who kidnapped a teenage girl, was found around 7 p.m. ET near Morehead Lake in Idaho, where he was shot and killed. The FBI tactical unit was not only able to catch DiMaggio, they also managed to save Hannah Anderson’s life in the process.
So tragic! A mom was found dead in a rural California home along with a body of a child whose identity is still unidentified. To make things worse, the mom’s two children are still considered missing, and an Amber Alert has been issued for them!
Southern California mom Christina Anderson, 44, was found dead in a burned rural house on the California/Mexico border on August 4. A second body, identified as a child, was found in the rubble of the house’s garage. The home’s owner James DiMaggio, 40, is suspected of killing the mother and abducting one or both of her children, Hannah Anderson, 16, and Ethan Anderson, 8, who are still considered missing.