• Jayme Closs was suspect Jake Patterson's main target, sheriff says

    10 days ago - By Boston Herald

    Barron County authorities said Friday that 13-year-old Jayme Closs was the main target of the man suspected in her kidnapping and the murders of her parents.
    Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, of Gordon, Wis., was arrested Thursday and was being held in the murders of James and Denise Closs and of kidnapping the girl. He is being held in the Barron County Jail and has not yet been charged.
    Jake Thomas Patterson
    Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said Patterson planned his actions and took steps to hide his identity from law enforcement and the general public. It appears Patterson went to the...
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  • Timeline: Missing Wis. teen Jayme Closs' kidnapping, discovery; Suspect Jake Thomas Patterson's arrest

    Timeline: Missing Wis. teen Jayme Closs' kidnapping, discovery; Suspect Jake Thomas Patterson's arrest

    11 days ago - By ABC

    These are the notable events in the disappearance and discovery of Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who went missing after her parents were killed in the family home.
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