Horrific details of Jayme Closs' kidnapping revealed as suspect Jake T. Patterson is charged

www.christianpost.com | 1/15/2019 | Staff
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In court documents released on Monday, Wisconsin investigators detailed the four minutes of murder and mayhem endured by 13-year-old kidnapping survivor Jayme Closs as she was captured by 21-year-old suspect Jake Thomas Patterson.

Patterson was charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, one count of kidnapping, and one count of armed burglary on Monday. He did not enter a plea during his short court appearance but investigators say he confessed to the crimes and explained how he planned and abducted a teenager he did not know. He also decided to eliminate anyone who would dare stand in his way of taking her, a report in The New York Times said.

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Jayme was kidnapped from her Barron, Wisconsin, home on Oct. 15, 2018, where her parents were murdered but Patterson reportedly told authorities that he had planned to take her earlier.

Patterson told investigators that a week before he kidnapped Jayme, he drove to her home to take her but changed his plan because there were all kinds of cars in the driveway. He went back again a day or two later but changed his mind again when he saw lights on inside Jayme’s home and people walking around.

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Jayme told investigators that on Oct. 15 she went to see why her dog was barking when she saw a vehicle coming up her driveway. Patterson emerged and shot and killed her father at the door while she and her mother ran to hide in the bathroom.

Her mother was holding her in a bear hug when Patterson fired at the doorknob and pushed his way inside. He ordered her mother to put tape over her mouth but she could not do it so Patterson did it himself and bound her before fatally shooting her mother. Patterson then dragged Jayme to the trunk of his car...
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