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Watch now: New details in the kidnapping of Jayme Closs. Watch 27 News at 5 in the app


BARRON COUNTY (WKOW) — The Barron County Sheriff’s Department is holding a news conference about finding Jayme Closs.

A 21-year-old Douglas County man has been arrested and is expected to be charged in connection with the kidnapping of Jayme Closs and the murder of her parents.

Jake Thomas Patterson, from Gordon, Wisconsin, was apprehended by Douglas County deputies shortly after Closs was found alive. Patterson was captured based on a description of his vehicle that Closs gave to the sheriff’s office.

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