February 6th, 2013
09:26 PM ET

New details on Alabama hostage taker, kidnapper described as paranoid

The child who was abducted from his school bus and held hostage in an underground bunker for nearly a week celebrated his sixth birthday today.

Authorities, meanwhile, are learning a bit more about Jimmy Lee Dykes, the man who held Ethan in an underground bunker after shooting and killing Ethan's bus driver.

Hear how driver protected kids on bus

Martin Savidge has the story from Midland City, Alabama.

Erin Burnett also talked about what happened the day Dykes killed the bus driver, Charles Poland and his state of mind leading up to the incident.

OutFront tonight: John Miller, former FBI assistant director and  Dr. James Fallon a neuroscientist who has been studying the brains of murderers for close to 20 years now.

Filed under: Alabama hostage standoff • Crime
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