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Bond set for SC teen involved in hostage standoff

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Bond has been set for a 17-year-old girl accused of helping a former South Carolina police officer kidnap and hold hostage the man's estranged wife and child.

Jamie Lynn Burgess faces several charges including kidnapping, carjacking and assault.

Authorities say Burgess and 25-year-old David Dietz surrendered Monday morning after a 13-hour standoff at a Georgia motel. The two
had been holed up in a second floor room with 7-month-old Allim David Dietz and Dietz's estranged wife, 29-year-old Eva Arce-Perez.

Dietz was awaiting arraignment in federal court in Macon, Ga., this afternoon.


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