Barron (WQOW) – The Closs home, where Jim and Denise were murdered and Jayme was kidnapped, has been demolished. The Closs family lived there happily
News 18 asked Fitzgerald what his department can learn from this experience. His answer: “You never give up.”
Chris Gramstrump, the family’s lawyer ad litem read a letter written by Jayme Closs during Jake Patterson’s sentencing.
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.
The Barron community that has undergone so much hardship in the last few months is planning an event to help residents heal.
It was three weeks ago the 13-year-old escaped her parent’s killer after 88 days of being held hostage.
New documentation filed in Barron County Tuesday shows authorities have examined call logs, photos and videos stored on the cellphone of the man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and murdering her parents.
Any new charges in Douglas County would be for crimes committed in that county.
Hormel Foods, the parent company of Jennie-O, said it’ll donate the $25,000 it had offered in reward money for information leading to Jayme Closs directly to the 13-year-old girl.
Jake Patterson, the man charged with kidnapping Barron County teen Jayme Closs and killing her parents, reportedly held a Christmas gathering while Closs was hidden in the same home.
This week, the family picked up packages and letters sent to the teen who escaped her kidnapper on January 10.
Closs’ case has captured national attention, and the magazine talks with her relatives about Jayme’s first days at home after escaping her alleged kidnapper, Jake Patterson.
Jayme Comes Home!
STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER
The streak will come to an end this weekend as a cold front moves through, also bringing rain and storms back to the Chippewa Valley.