Kidnapping suspect shot dead as FBI agents rescue teenager

A HARROWING search for a missing California teenager ended when FBI agents rescued the girl and shot and killed her apparent kidnapper at a campsite deep in the Idaho wilderness.

Hannah Anderson, 16, appeared to be unhurt and was expected to be reunited with her father at a hospital, police said.

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Her suspected abductor, James DiMaggio, 40, was killed after his campsite was found in Idaho’s rugged Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.

Hannah was taken to a hospital where crisis counsellors and medics were assisting her.

The shooting came after officers participating in a massive manhunt for the pair spotted the campsite from the air and an FBI hostage recovery team trekked to the site near Morehead Lake.