• Wisconsin kidnapping, killing suspect lived under the radar

    2 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    MADISON, Wis. - The man suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents more than two months ago appears to have led an unremarkable existence until then. Investigators believe 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson gunned down James and Denise Closs in their home near Barron in October and abducted their 13-year-old daughter, Jayme...
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  • The man suspected of kidnapping Jayme Closs killed her parents so he could get to her, investigators say

    The man suspected of kidnapping Jayme Closs killed her parents so he could get to her, investigators say

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Police said 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson killed Jayme Closs' parents in order to kidnap her.
    Barron County Sheriff Christopher Fitzgerald said though it appears Patterson was specifically targeting Closs, there was no indication he knew or had interacted with the family.
    Fitzgerald said Patterson, who was charged with murder and kidnapping, had taken steps to shift his identity before the crime, including a haircut to ensure he wouldn't leave behind physical evidence.
    Police said Friday they believe 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson killed 13-year-old Jayme Closs ' parents in order to...
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