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Jake Patterson’s father tells CNN: “All I care about right now is Jayme’s family”

Barron County (WQOW) – Jake Patterson’s dad made an appearance at the Barron County Justice Center on Tuesday with a note for the Closs family.

“All I care about right now is Jayme’s family. I want to get them a note,” Patterson’s dad Patrick told CNN.

Jake Patterson is charged with kidnapping Jayme Closs and murdering her parents James and Denise three months ago Tuesday.

CNN says Patrick Patterson was on the verge of tears and shaking with emotion.

He told CNN “I’m sorry, I can’t talk” several times.

Patterson was then greeted by a sheriff’s deputy and escorted from the public area.


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