Cops: Alabama suspect dead, boy OK

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  • 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.

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