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Revealed: California killer who abducted teenage girl is shot dead in Idaho wilderness
The Daily Mail ^ | 8-11-13 | Lydia Warren, Michael Zennie and Jessica Jerreat

Posted on 08/11/2013 9:30:44 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

Full Title: Revealed: California killer who abducted teenage girl is shot dead in Idaho wilderness 18 years TO THE DAY after his own father committed suicide while holding another 16-year-old hostage

James DiMaggio's kidnapping of 16-year-old Hannah Anderson, whom was said to have a 'crush on,' could be a horrific case of history repeating itself, it has been revealed.

DiMaggio's father, also named James DiMaggio, shockingly killed himself 18 years ago to the day that DiMaggio was shot dead by an FBI agent in the Idaho wilderness. Hannah was found safe and is expected to be reunited with her father today.

The similarities between the elder DiMaggio's suicide and his son's death are uncanny.

James DiMaggio Sr. was also infatuated with a 16-year-old girl - James Jr's classmate - and resorted to violence when she refused to run away with him, it was claimed.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: California; US: Idaho
KEYWORDS: dimaggio; disorders; fbi; hannahanderson; jamesdimaggio; jamesleedimaggio; kidnap; kidnapping; mentalillness; murder; psychology; suicide; suicidebycop

1 posted on 08/11/2013 9:30:45 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

There’s a lot of odd stories out there in the wicked world, and this is one of the odder and I just feel so bad for the mom and kid who were killed in California.


2 posted on 08/11/2013 9:33:53 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Case closed and filed under the category well done.


3 posted on 08/11/2013 9:34:29 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Mouton

Nice to see the expense of a court trial and cost of a prison cell was saved in this case.


4 posted on 08/11/2013 9:38:48 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Good to see the FEEBs got one right.


5 posted on 08/11/2013 9:41:13 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Thus proving why it is called The River of No Return.

He would probably still be alive hiding out up there somewhere had he not brought her with him.


6 posted on 08/11/2013 9:41:46 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: afraidfortherepublic

crazy runs in the family, evidently


7 posted on 08/11/2013 9:42:25 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Good job! Saved the tax payers hundreds of thousands of bucks.


8 posted on 08/11/2013 9:42:51 AM PDT by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

It makes one wonder... nature, nurture, or coincidence?


9 posted on 08/11/2013 9:47:46 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Somebody better run out and buy a Lotto Ticket right now.
What are the odds?


10 posted on 08/11/2013 9:50:01 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

This case just keeps getting weirder and weirder. His Father did the same thing eighteen years ago? Wow. One issue keeps popping up in my mind: the family was close/friends with this man. Didn’t they sort of get suspicious when he told everyone he had a “crush” on her? I’m not blaming the family at all. I just keep thinking they were misled by this creep.


11 posted on 08/11/2013 9:50:29 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: afraidfortherepublic

We obviously need more Infatuation Control Laws.


12 posted on 08/11/2013 9:51:27 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks; Mouton

The girl did not appear to be held against her will, her mother and brother are dead. I can still see a long trail ahead.


13 posted on 08/11/2013 9:53:39 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Stockholm syndrome?


14 posted on 08/11/2013 9:56:47 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SkyDancer

Maybe, maybe not. She could have been an accessory or an accomplice, sad to say. Such a tragic story.


15 posted on 08/11/2013 10:00:44 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: bigbob

It most certainly does. I’ve been told that one can’t “reason with crazy people” and that can lead to the crazy person ending up being a dead person.


16 posted on 08/11/2013 10:00:45 AM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE AT THE TOP OF MY LIST)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

these people are folking crazy, who would let a “family friend”, an adult male, take a beautiful and obviously extremely stupid and vapid 16 year old to Hollywood for her “birthday”?

I am nervous even having male family members around my daughter let alone letting one of them take her somewhere and my family has no history of sexual abuse.


17 posted on 08/11/2013 10:01:35 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SkyDancer

Notice that none of the young women in the Cleveland house of horrors seemed to suffer from Stockholm Syndrome, although, apparently Patty Hearst did. (She was repeatedly raped, but it took weeks or months.)


18 posted on 08/11/2013 10:03:04 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

My thinking is that in the ten years they were there surely they could have found a way out. He wasn’t there 24/7 - but then maybe they were so toughly cowed or something.


19 posted on 08/11/2013 10:10:33 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

PS - I read about Patty Hearst and some things didn’t ring true. The pictures of her at the bank suggested to me that she was part of it. Her stance for one thing. I feel that she wanted to be part of that group.


20 posted on 08/11/2013 10:12:07 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Does anyone know if the police will investigate if she ran away with him? It would be terrible if she was an accomplice and she gets off scott free.


21 posted on 08/11/2013 10:14:46 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: afraidfortherepublic; Squantos; Travis McGee

For all those preppers who think that hiding in the woods is an option... drones with high resolution IR cameras at mid-altitude are impressively capable.


22 posted on 08/11/2013 10:16:30 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: SkyDancer

I was in high school during the Patty Hearst thing. Even then as an ignorant kid I never believed the fake but accurate Stockholm Syndrome thing. It was just a away for her rich parents to keep her from going to jail.


23 posted on 08/11/2013 10:16:58 AM PDT by shelterguy
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To: shelterguy

I totally agree. And now she is living the life just like Bill Ayers and Bernadin Doern. they all should be in prison


24 posted on 08/11/2013 10:20:06 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Prayers for the poor girl and her family for having to go through such an ordeal but happy to see it ended well. One less scumbag in the world. Seriously though, as this young lady recoups from this ordeal knowing this dirtbag is dead will help tremendously in her feeling safe, knowing he’s not still out there or that he is incarcerated and still breathing “God’s great air’’ as my late mother would have said.


25 posted on 08/11/2013 10:20:47 AM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: shelterguy

Kind of the way I read it too.


26 posted on 08/11/2013 10:21:56 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: momtothree; yldstrk

Strange how the let her go with him alone.


27 posted on 08/11/2013 10:26:24 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Hearing that the perp's dad killed himself under very similary circumstances 18 years ago to the day, strange...


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28 posted on 08/11/2013 10:31:54 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today, from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I like a story with a good ending.


29 posted on 08/11/2013 10:39:49 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: chiefqc

Good shoot and righteous kill.


30 posted on 08/11/2013 10:57:26 AM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: Carry_Okie

Nothing as sinister as that. What I am hearing is that they were detected using a FLIR on a CBP helicopter.


31 posted on 08/11/2013 11:06:10 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: SkyDancer

Patty Hearst was convicted of bank robbery and sentenced to seven years. Carter commuted her sentence and Clinton Pardoned her on his last day in office.

The women in Cleveland may have been restrained with chains, and ropes and their bedroom windows were boarded up (which seems like a redflag to me).


32 posted on 08/11/2013 11:14:39 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: yldstrk; shelterguy

Patty Hearst was sentenced to seven years on prison, Carter commuted it to two years, Clinton gave her a full pardon on his last day in office.


33 posted on 08/11/2013 11:16:06 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
Very Un PC thought. I thought that maybe I was the only one to have it.
Perfect endings just do not happen in life and this one is just too perfect. Too pat.
34 posted on 08/11/2013 11:21:59 AM PDT by Tupelo (The Government lies, then the media lies to cover up the government lies.)
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To: USNBandit
Nothing as sinister as that. What I am hearing is that they were detected using a FLIR on a CBP helicopter.

The transport mechanism may be different, but the detector is the same. The new phased array sensor cameras are amazing.

35 posted on 08/11/2013 11:23:06 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: Tupelo

Believe me, everyone else is wondering about the same thing, sadly. The poor father may have nothing left to hold on to.


36 posted on 08/11/2013 11:25:35 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: Carry_Okie

I hear the new thing is some kind of short wave IR. Supposed to be able to produce very high resolution pictures.


37 posted on 08/11/2013 11:28:42 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Carry_Okie
For all those preppers who think that hiding in the woods is an option... drones with high resolution IR cameras at mid-altitude are impressively capable.

There may not be any good options. But they are all better than surrendering.

38 posted on 08/11/2013 11:37:16 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Be patient folks. There’s more to this story. It will come dribbling out for some time to come.


39 posted on 08/11/2013 11:44:33 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: SkyDancer

Yay, I’m glad I’m not the only one ‘skeptical’ of her story, Patty Hearsts’ that is.

This is one odd story, that kid is going to need a lifetime of therapy too bad they could only kill the bad guy once.

My wife said the mom knew the guy because he went out with her. I didn’t know the scumbag had told them he (45 years old) had a crush on their 16 YO daughter; I believe that’s either statutory rape or pedophilia or both if consummated and since the mom was murdered we’ll probably never hear the whole story. I doubt the daughter knows the whole thing.

I also didn’t know that the mom gave him permission to take her to Hollywood; has that been confirmed?

His dad did this too, this is way way way out there what the heck?

I can only imagine this guy facing God but hell is too good for him.


40 posted on 08/11/2013 11:53:28 AM PDT by Lx (Do you like it? Do you like it, Scott? I call it, "Mr. & Mrs. Tenorman Chili.")
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets; SkyDancer
San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore said earlier this week that Hannah 'did not appear to be held against her will'

Here's a CNN interview with a close friend of Hannah's (Marissa Chavez): California teen rescued, her alleged abductor killed in Idaho wilderness

I couldn't find a way to link directly to the video, but it's at the top of the article. Hanna told the friend it was creepy and she didn't want to be alone with him after he told her he had a crush on her.
41 posted on 08/11/2013 12:00:06 PM PDT by caveat emptor (!)
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To: SkyDancer
My thinking is that in the ten years they were there surely they could have found a way out. He wasn’t there 24/7 - but then maybe they were so toughly cowed or something.

I'm thinking the same. The women said they would get beaten if they tried to escape. Did you see the pictures recently released of one of the rooms? It was apparently the room where the little girl and her mama was living and there were heavy chains and locks. But it's my understanding they weren't always chained up so who knows.

With this Hannah, I dunno. The article says she wasn't being held against her will but couldn't say if she knew about her mother and brother. Very strange. Where was she during their murders and the house fire? What was her family thinking to send her off to Hollywood with a man? All sorts of red flags.

42 posted on 08/11/2013 12:06:59 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: shelterguy

Same here. Even as a kid, I was smart enough to not believe a word of the Patty Hearst thing.


43 posted on 08/11/2013 12:08:36 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: caveat emptor

From the video interview with her friend - If she didn’t want to be alone with him then why the heck did she go to Hollywood for a week (cut short) and stay in the same hotel room with him? There’s lots more to this story.


44 posted on 08/11/2013 12:16:48 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: caveat emptor

Hope it turns out that way.


45 posted on 08/11/2013 12:20:06 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: bgill
There’s lots more to this story

The friend said Hannah didn't tell her mom about the creepy/crush part because he was a close family friend, was doing the family lots of favors and she didn't want to upset that. The friend also said Hannah didn't see him as a threat.

Let me know if you find more about the story.
46 posted on 08/11/2013 1:00:48 PM PDT by caveat emptor (!)
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To: momtothree

This is what puzzles me. How could that father let that guy near his family? There is something wrong with an adult male just attaching himself to some other guy’s family. And the girl was uncomfortable with this creep and the family still let him come around? Wow!


47 posted on 08/11/2013 2:34:24 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: SkyDancer
kept locked/unlocked threatened, beaten, raped and perhaps witnessing other horrendous things would tend to make one a bit hesitant to do anything, like try to escape, unless you knew absolutely for sure you could get away....

E. Smart was at a party with other people within a few weeks of her kidnapping...she wasn't tied up....

lets be careful to surmiss what WE would do in a situation because we haven't been in those shoes....

even our beloved Reagan understood what Patty Hearst went thru....

48 posted on 08/11/2013 3:05:29 PM PDT by cherry
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