The incident came to a violent conclusion after federal and local law enforcement raided the homemade bunker, killed Dykes, and rescued the boy.
Throughout the ordeal we heard a lot about this bunker Dykes had built, and the plastic tube used to feed medication, and toys, to the boy. Both are illustrated below in a series of four photos released by the FBI to their website.
A tent covers the bunker where where 5-year-old Ethan was rescued by law enforcement after being held for nearly a week. FBI agents placed the blue tent over the bunker to protect evidence below.
FBI agents and Dale County negotiators used this pipe to communicate with Jimmy Dykes.
FBI agents and Dale County Sheriff’s Deputies secure the residence where Ethan was rescued after being held hostage for almost one week.
FBI agents and Dale County Sheriff’s deputies secure the residence.
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