Jimmy Lee Dykes
The 6-year-old Alabama boy, who was held hostage in an underground bunker for a week after being kidnapped off his school bus, opened up to Dr. Phil for the first time since his hostage situation. Ethan’s mom revealed that he saw his bus driver and his captor get killed — read on for the dramatic interview.
After Ethan Gilman, 6, watched his bus driver killed on Jan. 29 by Vietnam veteran Jimmy Lee Dykes, he was kidnapped by the crazed gunman and held in an underground bunker for seven days and six nights. After snipers killed the captor, he was released into his mother’s arms — and his mom Jennifer Kirkland opened up to Dr. Phil in a revealing new interview on Feb. 13.
Ethan, 6, who was kidnapped from his school bus and held hostage in an underground bunker for nearly a week, is opening up with his mom to Dr. Phil for the first time since the terrifying ordeal. Ethan is still traumatized and has trouble sleeping — watch the dramatic video.
Ethan Gilman, who turned six years old just days after being released from the underground bunker where he was held hostage by Vietnam veteran Jimmy Lee Dykes, is finally revealing horrific hostage situation he endured for nearly a full week. He and his mom Jennifer Kirkland opened up to Dr. Phil for the first time since the kidnapping.
The little boy held hostage underground for six days was kept in an underground bunker that was rigged with explosives, police have learned. Read on for more shocking details.
After the heroic rescue of Ethan, who turned six years old on Feb. 6, which ended in the shooting death of captor Jimmy Lee Dykes, authorities have revealed that the underground bunker where the two were holed up was rigged with explosives — and experts feared the crazed kidnapper would detonate them at any moment.
Ethan, 5, is laughing and talking as he’s reunited with his mother during a cautionary overnight stay at the hospital. The FBI shot dead the survivalist captor who held the boy hostage in his Alabama bunker on Feb. 4.
The five-year-old boy held hostage in an underground bunker for a week has been reunited with his mother! Ethan, spent his first night of freedom in the hospital, where he’s being held for observation, but he’s playing, eating, laughing and joking around with his favorite toy dinosaur.
In a tragic ending to a horrifying ordeal, the little Alabama boy, Ethan, was freed from the underground bunker where he was being held hostage by Vietnam War veteran Jimmy Lee Dykes. The assailant, however, is dead — read on for more details.
After a six-day standoff, the Midland City, Ala. boy who was taken off of his school bus on Jan. 29 and held captive in an underground shelter has been safely released, but his kidnapper, Jimmy Lee Dykes, is now dead.
The Alabama boy who was kidnapped off of his school bus on Jan. 28 is still being held hostage in an underground bunker by the crazed gunman. After four days underground, officials have made ‘little progress’ in the hostage situation.
Vietnam war veteran, Jimmy Lee Dykes, 65, is still holding an Alabama boy named Ethan, 5, hostage in an underground bomb shelter after allegedly charging his school bus on Jan. 29 and kidnapping the terrified student.
A crazed gunman charged a school bus full of children on Jan. 29, and kidnapped an innocent boy, 5. The shooter killed the driver, and then fled with the boy to an underground bomb shelter where he is still holding him hostage.
An Alabama school bus full of children was attacked on Jan. 29 on its way home from school when an armed man stormed the vehicle and screamed at the kids to get off. He then grabbed a little boy, and shot the bus driver four times before fleeing with the 5-year-old.