Alabama Hostage Situation Ends Jimmy Lee Dykes Dead: 5Yr-Old Hostage Rescued In Alabama Standoff | RedCowHills

The standoff between law enforcement and an Alabama man who held a boy in a bunker for seven days ended with the suspect dead and the 5-year-old safely rescued, a law enforcement source told CNN.

Reports of an explosion at Jimmy Lee Dykes’ Midland City property came first on Monday afternoon, followed by media reports of the 65-year-old’s death.