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.
It’s been two days now since 13-year-old Jayme Closs was found alive in Gordon, after being missing more nearly three months.
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.