FILE – This undiscovered photo of Barron County, Wis., Sheriff's Department, shows Jayme Closs, who was discovered missing October 15, 2018, after her parents were found flawlessly at home in Barron, Wis. Barron County Sheriff's Department said on its Facebook page on Thursday, January 10, 2019, that Closs who passed by in October after her parents were killed has now been located and that a suspect was put in storage. (Courtesy Barron County Sheriff's Department via AP, File) Associated Press
BARRON, Delete. (AP) – Last on a Wisconsin teenager found alive three months after disappearing after her parents' deaths (all over the place):
A neighbor says she and her husband had problems years ago with the man who were suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing their parents.
On Friday, the authorities announced that they arrested 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson on Thursday on suspicions of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing their parents in their home near Barron in October. Investigators say Jayme fled from a cottage in the city of Gordon where Patterson held her Thursday.
Patterson has no criminal history in Wisconsin. Daphne Ronning told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that Patterson's parents moved to Gordon about 15 years ago.
She says the parents later moved away, but Patterson and his brother continued to use the home. She says she and her husband once made them seep gas. She says her husband was talking to them and they had no further problems.
Ronning says she didn't know Patterson lived in the house and hadn't seen Jayme around.
Wisconsin authorities say they believe 13-year-old Jayme Closs was "the only target" for a man suspected of kidnapping her and killing his parents in October.
At a press conference on Friday, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald identified 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson as the man suspected of crime.
He says that Patterson "planned his actions and took many steps to hide his identity" and that Patterson did not have a previous criminal record.
Fitzgerald says that Jayme managed to escape from a cottage on Thursday and approached a woman who went her dog. That woman warned of a neighbor nearby, who called 911.
Fitzgerald says that Closs was medically cleared, out of hospital and interviewed by law enforcement.
Authorities say they have imprisoned a 21-year-old man on kidnapping and murder charges in the October term by a Wisconsin couple and abducting their teenage daughter who was alive.
Douglas County Sheriff Thomas Dalbec said at a press conference on Friday that Jake Thomas Patterson was arrested on Thursday after Jayme Closs was found near Gordon City, where Patterson lives.
Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says investigators believe that Patterson killed Jayme parents because he wanted to remove her, and that Patterson "took many steps to hide his identity".
on Thursday, Closs walked away from a cottage where she had been held. Dalbec says Patterson was arrested based on a description of his vehicle that Jayme could provide.
Jayme approached a woman out to walk her dog in a neighborhood, which announced a neighbor who called 911.
The woman who was the first to meet a missing Wisconsin girl who disappeared after her parents were killed says the teenager called to her for help, said she was lost and grabbed her before she told me who she was.
Jeanne Nutter tells The Associated Press her many years as a social worker in child protection helped her keep Jayme Clos calm when they sought help.
Closs is the 13-year-old girl who disappeared October 15 after her parents were fatally shot at home about 60 miles to the south of Douglas County.
Nutter says Jayme had left a cottage not far from her place where she had been held. Nutter says her goal was to bring Jayme to a safe place where the police could be called, so they went to the neighbor's house.
Elizabeth Smart says it's a "miracle" that a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl lacks for Nearly three months have become safe.
Smart was 14 when she was abducted from her home in Salt Lake City in 2002. She was rescued nine months later.
Jayme Closs disappeared in October after her parents were killed inside her home in Barron, Wisconsin. She was found Thursday in a city about an hour's drive away as she approached a woman walking on her dog and said she had been held against her will.
On Friday, Smart wrote in her Instagram account that she was delighted that Jayme had been found. Smart says that while the country celebrates this "happy occasion", the girl's family should be given "space and integrity on their way to find a new sense of normal and forward".
Smart says "what other details can be transmitted, The most important will still be that she lives."
A woman who helped a Wisconsin girl who had been missing for three months after her parents' death says the girl told me she had been held against her will. 19659005] Kristin Kasinskas says she took 13-year-old Jayme Closs in her home after the girl and a woman she had contacted for help came to her door Thursday afternoon in Gordon's small town.
Kasinskas says Jayme told her the name of the person who had held his captivity. Kasinskas says she recognized the name but did not know the person.
Kasinskas tells NBC's "Today Show" that Jayme talked about being locked or hidden when the person had to leave but that the girl did not show how she
Jayme was reported missing on October 15 after her parents were found faultless in their home near Barron, about an hour's drive south of Gordon.
Grandfather of a Wisconsin girl who passed away after her parents were killed in October says he received a call late on Thursday that he had asked to inform him that his grandchildren had become alive.
Robert Naiberg told the Associated Press on Friday that his daughter called him with news that Jayme Closs, 13-year-old, had escaped his prisoner near Gordon's small town, about an hour's drive from where her family lived.
Naiberg says Jayme reported that she had become "a guy in the forest" but could escape.
Witnesses say that Jayme approached a woman walking her dog Thursday, asking for help. The woman took her to a nearby home owned by Peter Kasinskas.
Kasinskas tells Minnesota Public Radio News that Jayme told her she had been abducted, that her parents had been murdered and that she left a nearby house after she had been
Investigators confirmed that a suspect is in custody , but says that no other details would be released to a Friday conference.
The tin of the Wisconsin teens who disappeared after her parents were killed in the family's home says the girl escaped from where she was held and ran to a woman who went to help her dog.
Jen Smith tells ABC's "Good Morning America" that investigators told her that her niece, 13-year-old Jayme Closs, had escaped and was treated at a hospital on Thursday.
Smith says she didn't get any other details about the matter, other than knowing that a suspect was in storage.
Investigators confirm that they have a suspect in custody, but say that no other details would be released on a Fri Today's news conference.
Jayme had been missing since October 15. The police discovered that someone had broken into the family at home in Barron, killed their parents and apparently abducted her.
Jayme was found in Gordon's city about an hour's drive north of Barron.
Investigators are expected to explain how they were in a Wisconsin teenager who was missing for three months and took a suspect in storage.
Authorities say 13-year-old Jayme Closs was found Thursday afternoon in Town of Gordon in Douglas County, Wisconsin. A suspect was arrested a few minutes later. Jayme was taken to a hospital for an evaluation.
Jayme had been missing since October 15, when the police discovered that someone had broken into her family's home in Barron, killed her parents, and found her abducted. Town of Gordon, where she was found, is about an hour's drive north of Barron.
Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Jayme approached a woman who walked her dog, but the authorities have not released any details. Barron County Sheriff's Department has scheduled a press conference on Friday morning.
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