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.
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.
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.