By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Close X

Cops: Alabama suspect dead, boy OK

  • After a lengthy standoff, a 5-year-old who was kidnapped from a school bus has been recovered safely
  • Authorities report the abductor, Jimmy Lee Dykes, is dead

Authorities say Jimmy Lee Dykes, the man who kidnapped a 5-year-old boy from a school bus and held him hostage in an underground bunker in Alabama for days, is dead. The child is safe and being transported to a hospital in nearby Dothan, authorities say. Get the full story above.

Join the conversation... welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.
Here comes Tropical Storm Erika
HLN On Air | See all 6920 items Here comes Tropical Storm Erika