Jake Patterson Gets Life Without Parole For Kidnapping Jayme Closs, Killing Her ParentsJake Patterson, the man convicted of kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents, has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility for parole.
Prayers For Closs Family As Jake Patterson Sentenced FridayJake Patterson is expected to appear at a hearing to be sentenced for murder and kidnapping on Friday, and the community is calling for prayers for Jayme Closs and her late parents, James and Denise Closs.
Wisconsin Assembly Honors Jamye Closs As 'Hometown Hero'It was the most public appearance to date for Closs, who escaped her kidnapper in January after being held captive in a remote northwestern Wisconsin cabin for three months.
Jake Patterson Moved To New JailBarron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said that it was an administrative decision and it did not come as a result of any sort of threats or incidents.
Elizabeth Smart ‘Grateful' Jayme Closs Won’t Have To Deal With A TrialKidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart says she’s “grateful” that Jayme Closs won’t have to go through the ordeal of a trial after the man accused of abducting her and killing her parents pleaded guilty in court.
Jake Patterson Pleads Guilty To Closs Murders, KidnappingThe man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents pleaded guilty to those crimes before a judge Wednesday afternoon.
Barron Community Expresses Relief At Patterson's Guilty PleaThe past six months have rocked the community of Barron to its core. There is no happy ending to all they've been through, but on Wednesday there is some relief.
'There Is No Defense': Expert Thinks Jayme Closs Kidnapping Case Won't Go To TrialJake Patterson, the Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents, will appear before a judge Wednesday afternoon.
Accused Closs Kidnapper Jake Patterson Calls WCCO's Jennifer MayerleFive months ago this Friday, Jayme Closs was kidnapped from her home in Barron, Wisconsin after both her parents were killed.
‘Source Of Great Comfort’: Jayme Closs & Family Release Statement, Thank SupportersJayme Closs and her family say they have the “deepest gratitude” for supporters in a statement released Wednesday.
'Pray For Jayme's Family': Jake Patterson's Family, Closs Family Attend 1st Court HearingClad in an orange prison jumpsuit, accused murderer and kidnapper Jake Patterson appeared for the first time before a judge in person, his father and siblings and the family of Jayme Closs on Wednesday morning in Barron County Court.