A sheriff’s department dispatch log reveals new information about the night that missing Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs’ parents were found dead — including that a 911 call appeared to have come from her mother’s cell phone, and that the door to the family’s home had been kicked in.
‘Just quiet, very smart kid’: Woman who sheltered Jayme Closs realized alleged kidnapper was her former student
As the teenager the whole state was looking for was sitting in her living room, Kristin Kasinskas made a startling realization: she knew the man Jayme Closs identified as her kidnapper.
Jake Patterson confessed to killing James and Denise Closs and kidnapping Jayme Closs, according to a criminal complaint released Monday by the Barron County District Attorney.
A couple who called 911 and alerted authorities that Jayme Closs was at their home said they did not want a $50,000 reward for providing information on the abducted girl’s whereabouts.
The man charged with kidnapping Jayme Closs was discharged after just over a month at Marine Corps boot camp in San Diego, though he told a different story on a job application submitted the same day of his arrest.
Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs was reunited with her aunt and dog on Friday afternoon, posing for a picture her aunt shared.
Investigators believe the man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs killed her parents to clear the way for him to abduct her, a sheriff said Saturday.
A teen girl who has been missing since the murder of her parents at their Wisconsin home in October has been found alive.
Officials suspect Patterson “had specific intentions to kidnap Jayme” and had taken “great lengths” to prepare for the attack, including shaving his head to conceal his appearance and to not leave behind evidence.
A man has been charged with breaking into the home of missing teen Jayme Closs and stealing girl’s underwear and other clothing, but he has been cleared of involvement in her disappearance, police said.
Jayme Closs’ relatives spent three months agonizing over the Wisconsin teenager’s whereabouts before she escaped from the man who’d gunned down her parents and imprisoned her in a remote cabin.