BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WXOW) – Appreciation by the family and authorities was in evidence following the sentencing of Jake Patterson Friday afternoon in Barron County.
Here’s a look back of the events that occurred during the entire case.
Jayme Closs, the Barron County teen who was abducted for 88 days before escaping her captor and finding help, was honored today before the Wisconsin Assembly Wednesday as a hometown hero.
A new Lifetime documentary that aired Saturday evening sheds light on a case all too familiar with our region and with the world.
The man who kidnapped Jayme Closs and killed her parents isn’t cooperating with the next phase of the case.
The 90-minute documentary will be called Smart Justice: The Jayme Closs Case.
Jake Patterson, the man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents, has pleaded guilty to the charges.
A source with knowledge of the investigation and prosecution of Jake Patterson for the alleged kidnapping of 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murder of her parents intends to plead guilty Wednesday in his felony case.
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.
Accused killer and kidnapper Jake Patterson reportedly sent a letter from jail that had hearts around Jayme Closs’ name and in which he laughed about “the worst thing a human can do.”
The father of the young man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents said he’s heartbroken for the girl and is struggling to make sense of it all.