August 12, 2013

Rescued teen returns to California with father

By Todd Dvorak / The Associated Press

BOISE, Idaho — Federal authorities say the 16-year-old girl who was abducted last week and rescued in Idaho has returned to California with her father.

FBI spokesman Jason Pack says Hannah Anderson was reunited with her father, Brett Anderson, on Sunday at a hospital in Boise.

The girl was flown to Boise hours after two teams of FBI agents rescued her and shot and killed her abductor, 40-year-old James Lee DiMaggio, at their camp near an alpine lake in the Idaho wilderness Saturday.

DiMaggio is also believed to have killed the girl's mother and brother at his home outside of San Diego.

Authorities also say Hannah Anderson has been reunited with a gray cat that she had with her in the wilderness last week.

Pack did not provide details on Hannah Anderson's health.

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