DiMaggio Tortured Hannah's Mom, Brother

Shot 5 times by police, including in head

By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff

Posted Aug 15, 2013 6:37 AM CDT | Updated Aug 15, 2013 7:40 AM CDT

(Newser) – A coroner report reveals that James DiMaggio was shot five times by the FBI—in the arm, leg, chest, and once in the side of his head—and more details are emerging about what happened the day Hannah Anderson was abducted. Warrants explain that Hannah's mom and brother were "tortured and killed" in DiMaggio's home before it was set ablaze, reports CNN, though exactly how they were tortured isn't clear. Christina Anderson was found under a tarp in the garage near a bloody crowbar, while her son's burnt remains were discovered inside. Also in the garage: the family dog—shot dead.

Hannah and DiMaggio also exchanged 13 phone calls that day before she was picked up from cheerleading practice at 4pm, though it's not clear who picked her up. Hannah detailed how DiMaggio "tricked us" on social media site ask.fm earlier this week. And it may have been Hannah's preoccupation with social media and friends that caused DiMaggio to snap. "She was rejecting him," a family rep told the San Diego Union-Tribune. "Hannah was becoming more adult and pulling away naturally. I suspect Jim didn't take that well."

James DiMaggio, 40, left, and Hannah Anderson, 16.
James DiMaggio, 40, left, and Hannah Anderson, 16.   (AP Photo/San Diego Sheriff's Department)
DiMaggio poses for a photo in a restaurant in West Hollywood, Calif.
DiMaggio poses for a photo in a restaurant in West Hollywood, Calif.   (AP Photo/Andrew Spanswick, File)
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