The Wisconsin man who admitted kidnapping a 13-year-old girl after killing her parents was sentenced today.
Jayme Closs, the Barron County teen who was abducted for 88 days before escaping her captor and finding help, is being honored before the Wisconsin Assembly Wednesday as a hometown hero.
Many from the community rallied together Saturday at Barron High School to put on a fundraiser in support of Jayme Closs and her family.
The story of Jayme Closs’ abduction and escape will be featured on national television and include new, exclusive interviews.
Jake Patterson pleads guilty to kidnapping 13-year old Jayme Closs and to the killing of her parents
Beaver Dam Police Charities has launched a fundraising effort to help the child impacted by the March 23 fatal shooting in Beaver Dam.
Jake Patterson is charged with two counts of homicide, plus kidnapping and armed burglary after the October incident.
Jeanne Nutter, the woman who came upon Jayme Closs after the Barron County teen escaped her abductor, was honored today by the state Department of Children and Families as part of Wisconsin’s celebration of Social Work month.
BARRON COUNTY (WKOW) — The man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs from her Barron home in October reached out to a reporter in Minnesota to
Sunday marks one month since Jayme Closs escaped her abductor and found her way to safety.
Jake Patterson, the man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdering her parents, appeared in court today and waived his right to a preliminary hearing.
Jayme Closs, the Barron County teen who was abducted for 88 days before escaping her captor and finding help, is apparently adjusting well to being reunited with relatives.
The Douglas County District Attorney said in a statement Friday he “does not anticipate filing a criminal complaint” against Jayme Closs’ alleged kidnapper, Jake Patterson, “in the immediate future.”