Attorneys for a man accused of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents are acknowledging his confession could present a problem in his defense.
Authorities are deciding what to do with a $50,000 reward for information about 13-year-old Jayme Closs, after the couple who called 911 after Closs was found said they do not want the reward.
The grandfather of a 21-year-old Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents during a home invasion says his grandson was ‘quiet and shy’.
As new details arise, describing Jayme Closs’s kidnapping and captivity, more of her trauma is becoming public.
If you are like most people in western Wisconsin and around the country, you have been following the Jayme Closs story since day 1.
Douglas County 911 dispatcher Amy Pullen has taken thousands of emergency calls in her 10-year career, but she said the 911 call she took just after 4 p.m. Thursday caused her entire body to shake.
Jake Patterson’s dad made an appearance at the Barron County Justice Center on Tuesday with a note for the Closs family.
The Douglas County Sheriff said GoFundMe accounts set up for the man accused of killing James and Denise Closs and kidnapping their daughter Jayme are not legitimate.
Jake Patterson, the man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs, has been moved out of the Barron County Jail.
Douglas County Sheriff Tom Dalbec is calling Jayme Closs a hero, while taking the time to thank key players in her rescue.
Barron County prosecutors say their main goal is to bring justice in the Closs case.
Criminal Complaint: Patterson chose Jayme after spotting her get on school bus, made two other attempts to kidnap her
The complaint states he drove past police just 20 seconds after leaving her home.