And tonight, for the first time a father is speaking out about a man he thought was his friend. But that friend kidnapped his daughter and took her to the remote idaho mountains. Also accused of... See More
And tonight, for the first time a father is speaking out about a man he thought was his friend. But that friend kidnapped his daughter and took her to the remote idaho mountains. Also accused of murdering other members of the family. Abc's ryan owens on what this father said tonight. Reporter: Hanna anderson is finally back home in southern california tonight, after a harrowing week that ended with fbi agents shooting her accused kidnapper in the idaho backwoods. As for my daughter, the healing process will be slow. She has been through a tremendous, horrific ordeal. Reporter: The 16-year-old found out the father is her only other member of her immediate family still alive. The sheriff says the teen had no idea the man accused of kid 23457ing her a week ago, 40-YEAR-OLD james DiMaggio killed her mother and brother. She was a victim in this case. She was not a willing participant. She was under extreme duress. Reporter: Tonight authorities reveal DiMaggio shot at them before an fbi agent killed him and rescued hannah. They say he went to great lengths to cover his tracks. Police say hannah mayo her life to the four horse back riders who appeared on "gma" this morning. They were back country people in california. Think didn't fit out in those idaho mountains. Reporter: When they saw the amber alert, they called police. Without you, who knows how long this would have gone on. Reporter: A chance encounter that finally brought a young girl home. Ryan owens, abc news, boise, idaho.
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