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.
The funeral for James and Denise Closs was held Saturday afternoon at St. Peters Catholic Church in Cameron.
On Saturday, the Barron County Sheriff received more than 1,900 tips and investigators have closed 1,700 of them.
The Barron County Sheriff’s Office announced on Friday morning that with help from Jennie-O Turkey Store, the reward has increased from $25,000 to $50,000.
Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald tells News 18 that investigators have released the crime scene back to the Closs family. The investigation remains active.
Justin Tolomeo with the FBI made that announcement on Wednesday afternoon with Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald.
Jennifer Smith, the aunt of Jayme Closs and sister of Denise Closs spoke at Wednesday’s press conference.
Jayme Closs vanished last week when her parents where shot and killed inside their rural Barron home.
Watch our live feed of the search for evidence in Barron County.
A funeral for the couple will be held on Saturday, October 27 at 1 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Cameron.
The Barron County Sheriff’s Office is looking for volunteers to help search for evidence in the Jayme Closs case for the second time. This time with far more people.
Jayme Comes Home!
STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER
Eau Claire saw the high end of everything summer can bring Friday, but compare that to the low end that we experienced this winter in terms of both snow and extreme cold, and it’s apparent that we suffer through all types of weather in Western Wisconsin!