James Lee DiMaggio, who police say kidnapped Hannah Anderson after killing her mother and 8-year-old brother at his home outside of San Diego, was shot and killed by an FBI agent Saturday during a dramatic rescue operation in the central Idaho wilderness.
Join us at 9 a.m. when we talk with Times reporter Kate Mather, who has been in Idaho reporting on the manhunt.
Hannah, 16, was expected to be reunited with her father following the weeklong manhunt. Authorities across several Western states had asked for the public's help by sending missing-children Amber Alert text messages.
Search teams tracked DiMaggio and the teenager to a campsite near Morehead Lake, about 75 miles north of Boise, after getting a tip late last week from Mark and Christa John of Sweet, Idaho, who came across the pair while on a fishing and camping trip with another couple.
Law enforcement agents in a surveillance plane spotted DiMaggio and the teen Saturday afternoon at the campsite more than six miles from DiMaggio's car.
Smoke from nearby wildfires made it difficult to see from the air, and the plane had to avoid flying low enough to be spotted by DiMaggio, so authorities decided to drop off two FBI hostage rescue teams at the safest possible landing site nearest the camp. The teams hiked more than two hours through steep terrain to the lake and surrounded the camp but held back to avoid alerting DiMaggio.
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