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.
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.
In the 911 call below, you can hear the voice of Kristin Kasinkskas and Jeanne Nutter who helped Jayme just moments after she escaped a home in Gordon.
Bond was set at $5 million for the man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents.
Jayme Closs has officially spent her first full weekend back at home and her family is overjoyed to have her there.
A man suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents is due to make his first court appearance.
The Barron Area School District is focusing on recovery, just as 13-year-old Jayme Closs’ family is.
A friend and former classmate of the suspect in Jayme Closs’ kidnapping and her parents’ murders said Jake Patterson, 21, was shy growing up, but was well-liked in their class.
Chris Fitzgerald, the Barron County Sheriff, said Saturday morning he received a call from the family of Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old girl who was missing for three months woke up smiling.
The fundraiser was set up with permission from the family and will be turned over to Jayme’s legal guardian at the end of the fundraiser.
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.