Suspect arrested in Closs kidnapping

National News

Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old girl missing since last fall when her parents were found murdered in their Wisconsin home, has been found alive. 

Police say 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson is in custody and will faces charges of kidnapping and first degree murder.

Closs had been missing since October 15th, when officers responded to a 911 call from her Barron County home. Her parents’ bodies were found inside.

Closs was found in a rural area about six miles east of Gordon, Wisconsin.

A woman walking her dog said she found Closs, who appeared “unkempt” and told her she’d been “locked up or hidden” nearby.

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