Jayme Closs

FILE- In this March 27, 2019, file photo, Jake Patterson appears for a hearing at the Barron County Justice Center, in Barron, Wis. Patterson could spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents after his sentencing hearing Friday, May 24. Patterson pleaded guilty in March to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping. He admitted to abducting Jayme after killing her parents, James and Denise Closs, in October. (T'xer Zhon Kha/The Post-Crescent via AP, Pool)
David Caplan
May 24, 2019 - 4:42 pm
BARRON, Wis. (1010 WINS/AP) -- A Wisconsin man will spend the rest of life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. At the sentencing hearing for Jake Patterson, 21, Closs said -- via a written statement read in court via her guardian -- that she wanted to see him "...
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January 14, 2019 - 3:03 pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A man suspected of killing a Wisconsin couple, kidnapping their teenage daughter and holding her captive for three months decided to abduct the girl after spotting her getting on a school bus, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday. Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, told...
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missing ten Jayme Closs found
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January 14, 2019 - 2:59 pm
BARRON, Wis. (1010 WINS) -- A teenager who was kidnapped in Wisconsin says she witnessed her mother's death, and heard her father's. Investigators believe 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson broke into James and Denise Closs' home near Barron, Wisconsin on October 15. They say he fatally shot the...
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missing ten Jayme Closs found
(Courtesy of Barron County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
January 11, 2019 - 6:01 pm
A Wisconsin teenager missing for nearly three months after her parents were killed in the family home was found alive barely an hour's drive away, by a woman who stumbled across the 13-year-old girl and pounded on her neighbors' door shouting: "This is Jayme Closs! Call 911!"
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January 11, 2019 - 5:00 pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Elizabeth Smart says that finding a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who had been missing for three months is "why we can never give up hope on any missing child." Smart was 14 when she was abducted from her Salt Lake City home in 2002. She was rescued nine months later. Jayme Closs...
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