The kidnapping of Jayme Closs occurred in the early morning hours of Monday, October 15, 2018, in Barron, Wisconsin. Thirteen-year-old Jayme Lynn Closs was abducted from her family's home around 1:00 AM by an assailant who forced his way inside and fatally shot her father and mother. Closs was taken to a cabin 70 miles (110 km) away in Gordon, Wisconsin and held in captivity for 88 days until she escaped and ran for help. A suspect, Jake Thomas Patterson, was taken into custody and told police he kidnapped Closs and killed her parents. He has been charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, one count of kidnapping, and one count of armed burglary.
The Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing the teenager's parents is apparently speaking out from jail. A man who identified himself as Jake Patterson called reporter Jennifer.. CBS News - Published
Reuters reports The Wisconsin man charged with kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and murdering her parents, sparking a three-months-long search that ended only after Jayme Closs escaped captivity, is due..