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FBI: Alabama boy was in imminent danger

  • Authorities say negotiations with Jimmy Lee Dykes failed
  • After a week, they decided to rescue the 5-year-old hostage

The man who killed a bus driver and held a 5-year-old hostage for nearly a week in an underground bunker in Alabama is dead.

Authorities say they decided to go and retrieve the boy, identified only by his first name, Ethan, from the bunker after negotiations deteriorated with his captor, Jimmy Lee Dykes. 

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