A man who broke into the home of Jayme Closs after her parents were killed and she went missing has been sentenced to two years of probation
Patterson faces life sentences on two counts of intentional murder, and an additional 40 years for kidnapping.
Jayme Closs, the Barron County teen who was abducted for 88 days before escaping her captor and finding help, is being honored before the Wisconsin Assembly Wednesday as a hometown
Twenty-one-year-old Jake Patterson pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping. A count of armed burglary was dropped.
Its been two months since Jayme Closs was found alive in a northwest Wisconsin home and the area is still healing after the events.
KARE-TV reported Thursday that suspect Jake Patterson was replying to a letter from a station reporter. The station reported that Patterson wrote that he didn't want Jayme's family "to worry
A 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who spent 88 days in captivity after a violent abduction from her home is thanking supporters from around the world.
Patterson has been charged with two felony counts of first degree intentional homicide, one felony count of kidnapping, and one felony count of armed burglary.
In an update posted to a fundraiser for Jayme Closs, family said she is smiling, and even laughing with a few of her close friends.
Hormel Foods and Jennie-O say they'll donate the $25,000 it had offered in reward money for information leading to Jayme Closs directly to the 13-year-old girl.