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Did Hannah know she was being kidnapped?

  • Hannah Anderson has been reunited with father after her rescue in Idaho
  • Sheriff: Hannah was under 'extreme duress' during captivity
  • Amber Alert suspect James DiMaggio was shot and killed Saturday by an FBI tactical agent during the rescue attempt

Hannah Anderson, 16, has reunited with her father in California after an Amber Alert last week that left the country on edge.

Sadly though, the bodies of her mother, Christina Anderson, 44, and her 8-year-old brother Ethan, were found in suspected abductor James DiMaggio’s burned house.

It had come to light through friends and family that DiMaggio and Hannah knew one another quite well. However, her grandparents say that Hannah felt "creeped out" by DiMaggio -- but didn't say anything to her parents.

Although San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore said Hannah was held under “extreme duress” during her captivity, he noted in a news conference that she did not know about the deaths of her mother and brother until after her rescue.

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