Chris Gramstrump, the family’s lawyer ad litem read a letter written by Jayme Closs during Jake Patterson’s sentencing.
Jake Patterson will be sentenced on Friday for killing James and Denise Closs and abducting their daughter Jayme.
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.
Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald tells News 18 that Patterson will be housed in the Dunn County Jail until his sentencing May 24.
In a packed courtroom on Wednesday afternoon, Jake Patterson pleaded guilty to killing James and Denise Closs and kidnapping their daughter Jayme.
The man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs after killing her parents will return to court in Barron County on Wednesday at 1 p.m.
Friday makes five months to the day that Jim and Denise Closs of Barron were murdered and their 13-year-old daughter abducted.
Elizabeth Smart, a now 31-year-old woman, knows all too well what it is like to be abducted at a young age. Now, nearly five months since Jayme Closs went missing, we are learning Smart is coming to Barron.
Jayme Closs’ guardian is relaying a message from Jayme, just over one month after she escaped her alleged captor in Douglas County.
Sunday marks one month since Jayme Closs escaped her abductor and found her way to safety.
Jake Patterson, the man accused of murdering James and Denise Closs, and kidnapping their daughter Jayme waived his preliminary hearing.