Jayme Closs kidnapper Jake Patterson claims authorities faked details about him but will not appeal

Mail Online | 5/24/2019 | Laura Collins, Chief Investigative Reporter For Dailymail.com
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The man who kidnapped Jayme Closs and murdered her parents has told prison staff he pled guilty to 'make it easier' for her but claims authorities made up 'exaggerated' and 'not entirely accurate' details about him in the trial.

Jake Patterson, 22, told prison staff he does not know why prosecutors in their criminal complaint against him, and later officials in a pre-sentence investigation report, faked information.

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But he said he had no intention to appeal his two life sentences for the murders of James Closs, 56, and his wife Denise, 46 and a further 40 years for the abduction of their 13-year-old daughter, Jayme.

Patterson, who used a shotgun to kill Jayme's parents, was described as 'one of the most dangerous men to walk on this planet,' by presiding judge Justice James Babler at Barron County Circuit Court, Barron, Wisconsin last month.

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Now prison records obtained by DailyMail.com reveal that an 'agitated' Patterson - Inmate 680351 - made claims authorities had made exaggerated and 'not entirely accurate' details about him.

The Inmate Classification Report is dated May 30, shortly after Patterson began his sentence at Dodge Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison, in Waupun, Wisconsin.

Patterson - States - Criminal - Complaint - PSI

It reads, 'Mr Patterson states that he doesn't know why he did this. He states the Criminal Complaint and PSI [pre-sentence investigation] were exaggerated and he doesn't know why they did that as he already admitted to everything.'

But it goes on to note that the only detail Patterson said was false was, 'He states she [Jayme] was shocked but wasn't crying.'

Assessors - Sentence

He refused to comment further but told assessors that he 'feels fine about the sentence.'

Due to the high profile nature of his case the documents note that a prison captain has spoken with Patterson about the possibility of moving him out of state because of security concerns.


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