FBI Swarms Area Where Hannah Anderson Was Rescued, DiMaggio Killed
- Authorities continued to process the crime scene in a remote wilderness area here after an FBI agent fatally shot the man suspected of kidnapping 16-year-old Hannah Anderson.
Anderson was unharmed but taken to a hospital for observation.
Law enforcement officials offered few other details on the shooting, and would not divulge whether there was a firefight. They did say that no law enforcement officials were hurt during the incident.
Officials said late Saturday that it could take “some time” to fully process the crime scene. A large group of local and federal investigators were on the scene.
James Lee DiMaggio, 40, was killed after he was found by an FBI search team near Morehead Lake, about 70 miles north of Boise, and just a few miles from where the two were spotted by a horseback rider Wednesday, officials said. The agent had been alerted to DiMaggio and the kidnapped teen by searchers scouring the area by plane.
“Hannah’s safe, and that’s the best outcome we were hoping for,” Andrea Dearden, a spokeswoman for the Ada County Sheriff’s Department, said during a Sunday news briefing.