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Originally posted by goou111
reply to post by natalia
I can not imagin what those parents are goin through.. Knowing right where your son is and you cant do anything
They would have to remove me from the scene because I would be trying to get in that bunker at all costs
Originally posted by ScorpioRising
Are there any updates?
This is so gut wrenching.
Here is the latest information from the authorities in Midland City:
Our mission is to resolve this situation peacefully for both the child and Mr. Dykes.
Throughout the day, Mr. Dykes has continued to allow us to deliver food, medicine and comfort items to the child. Some of those items we have delivered include a red Hot Wheels car and some Cheezits crackers.
We continue to maintain an open line of communication with Mr. Dykes. He continues to make the environment as comfortable as possible for the child.
The next scheduled press briefing will be at 11 A.M. on Monday, February 4th, 2013 at the usual location.
A review of recent developments up to this point:
A photo of the suspect was released and the school bus on which the driver was fatally shot and from which a 5-year-old child was abducted was moved on Friday.
Dykes told authorities that he has an electric heater and blankets inside the bunker to keep warm during the cold overnight hours. He has provided the child hostage with the coloring books, crayons, toys and the medicine authorities have sent down into the bunker.
Authorities say they thanked Dykes for taking care of the child and that they continue to have constant communication with him
Suspect is dead, child is OK
There are now reports of 2 loud bangs and an ambulance was seen leaving the area.
Multiple sources reporting that the hostage situation is over and the child is safe.
There has been a loud bang at the hostage site in Midland City
Law enforcement on the scene tells ABC 33/40 that there will be an update in the next hour.
Im thinking you are correct, it is a coverup.
Originally posted by Beckholliday
I drove past the hostage situation everyday on the way to work. It was a media frenzy for sure. What gets me about the whole deal is that jimmy lee dykes clearly stated that he would swap the kid for a national reporter so he could tell his story about the government to the world. I just thought he was just some crazy old man, until I heard from a reliable source that Mr. Dykes was actually a "spook" and was trained by the CIA. I also heard days before that they tried to infiltrate the bunker thru the sides but were unable to because dykes had explosives buried all around the bunker, I honestly thought this rumor was way to far fetched... But this actually turned out to be true...everyone talks around here so it's hard to believe what anyone says, but when you hear from someone that was on the scene, tell you that Mr. dykes was a "spook" well you can't help but to think that this really was some sort of cover up. So it makes sense why they would never give him a chance to speak, And now we will never know what Mr. Dykes really had to say.edit on 5-2-2013 by Beckholliday because: (no reason given)