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.
Jayme Closs has returned to the arms of her family, and she had some help from a few good samaritans.
Support for Jayme Closs is not limited to Barron. People, businesses, schools and communities are all celebrating her homecoming.
Jayme Closs has been reunited with her aunt, less than 24 hours after she escaped from her abductor in Douglas County.
For Jayme Closs’ family it was 88 days of hope and prayers that she would return home and those responsible for her parents’ murders be brought to justice.
Police say Jake Patterson, 21, is the man who shot and killed James and Denise Closs and abducted their daughter Jayme.
Closs went up to a woman who was walking her dog in the 4 p.m. hour on Thursday saying she needed help. That woman then went to Kristin Kasinskas’ home to call 911.
Watch the 10 a.m. press conference and a one-on-one interview with Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald.
Elizabeth Smart, who was kidnapped when she was 14, posted her elation that Jayme Closs was found alive.
A man is in custody this morning suspected of kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents James and Denise Closs in October.
A Wisconsin couple is describing the dramatic moments when a neighbor pounded on their door to say she had stumbled across Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old girl who had been missing nearly three months.