Kidnap Victim Hannah Anderson Posts Terrifying Abduction Details
Hannah Anderson, the kidnap victim rescued in the Idaho wilderness on Saturday, is reportedly opening up online about her terrifying ordeal.
In a series of posts, believed to have been written by the 16-year-old, she describes how captor Jim DiMaggio “tricked” the family and threatened to kill her every step of the way.
Anderson was kidnapped Aug. 4 while visiting DiMaggio at his Boulevard, Calif. home with her mother Christina, 44, and brother Ethan, 8.
The teen wrote on her “Hannahbanana722” ask.fm profile, "He told us he was losing his house because of money issues so we went up there one last time to support him, and to have fun riding go karts up there but he tricked us.”
DiMaggio tied up her mother and brother in the garage. They were later found murdered, their charred bodies recovered after DiMaggio's house was set ablaze.
"I wish I could go back in time and risk my life to try and save theirs. I will never forgive myself for not trying harder to save them," she wrote.
Hannah also posted a picture on Instagram of a piece of paper that said, “In the clouds, I'll meet you again. RIP.”
The teen said she stayed awake for most of the six-day ordeal on the road from the rural Southern California town to Idaho, and that she didn't try to run because DiMaggio -- whom she calls a “psycho” -- "threatened to kill me and anyone who tried to help."
When asked about hikers who ran into them in the Idaho wilderness, she explained, "I had to act calm, I didn't want them to get hurt. I was scared that he would kill them.”
The FBI eventually tracked down the pair, thanks to the hikers, and DiMaggio was shot and killed. As far as Hannah is concerned, "he deserved what he got."
She added that leading up to the kidnapping she believed DiMaggio's feelings for her were “more of a family crush like he had feelings as in he wanted nothing bad to happen to me.”
In addition to details about the case, Hannah shared photos of her mother and brother as well as a selfie with her cat.
San Diego press spokesman Jan Caldwell told MailOnline that their department is “aware of the posts and are in contact with the family,” but would neither confirm nor deny whether the person behind the ask.fm account is really Hannah.
Dawn MacNabb, mother of Hannah's good friend Alan, told Associated Press that she believes the posts are Hannah's.
She said Alan spoke with Hannah on the phone and urged her to delete some of the posts. “He said she was going to, but I don't know if she will.”