Granddad: Wisconsin girl has no link to suspected kidnapper

14 January, 2019, 03:41 | Author: Wade Massey
  • Jayme Closs

"These funds are going to go towards the journey with the family as they help Jayme through whatever it may be...driving to take care of her, taking her to the clinic, medical costs or anything", said De Andriano.

"Jayme was the hero in the case".

A sign outside Barron City Hall celebrates Closs' return.

"She is doing great", Fitzgerald told CNN's "Anderson Cooper Full Circle".

Jake Thomas Patterson is being held on kidnapping and homicide charges after his arrest Thursday.

Jayme has been described as "medically cleared", although Sheriff Fitzgerald was unable to comment on whether the youngster had endured any abuse while being held captive.

"There is a reunification process in place going on right now that includes medical mental evaluation, questioning by detectives and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, and then reunification with family".

Closs was released from a Minnesota hospital Friday and is staying in Barron, Wisconsin, with an aunt. He was being held in Barron County's jail on preliminary charges of intentional homicide and kidnapping, and will have an initial court appearance Monday.

Jake Patterson, 21, is accused of shooting and killing Jayme's parents before abducting the 13-year-old at her northwestern Wisconsin home on October 15.

Fitzgerald says authorities don't know of any social media connection between Patterson and the girl.

"The million-dollar question is why", Fitzgerald said Saturday. Once the police arrived and confirmed her identity, they left with Jayme.

However, authorities believe that Jake Patterson acted alone in kidnapping Jayme Closs and murdering her parents James, 56, and Denise Closs, 46. "And the dad I guess, I don't know".

She said, 'I'm Jayme, ' the woman told CNN affiliate WCCO.

Teacher Kristin Kasinskas was at her home, in Gordon, Wisconsin, on Friday when a neighbour started frantically knocking on her door.

Watch Play That Reportedly Led To Jaylen Brown-Marcus Morris Dustup
Miami led by as many as 26 shortly after halftime, then saw the Celtics peel off 16 unanswered points before bouncing back. The Heat , who evened their record at 20-20, had six double-figure scorers, including Josh Richardson , who tallied 18.


Samsung Have Unveiled Their Latest Smart TV & It's Bloody HUGE
If you're interested in pre-ordering one of these from Samsung, they're accepting orders here . Apart from the huge 219-inch screen, Samsung also got onto the bandwagon and revealed 8K TVs.


Microsoft Windows 10 19H1 Adds Reserved Storage Functionality
The reserved storage functionality is an attempt by the company to solve the woes arising out of the installation. The good news here is that Microsoft is working on a fix and will provide an update when it's available.


Investigators have said Patterson's goal was to kidnap Closs, but he appears to have no connection to the family.

Investigators believe Jayme was at the home when her parents were killed, and that Patterson abducted her from there, Fitzgerald said.

James Kuffel, the township's lone constable, said he knows nearly everyone in the area but has never encountered the Pattersons. He did work for one day at the same meat products plant where James and Denise were long-time employees, but authorities said they did not cross paths in Patterson's short time there.

"I was elected to keep people safe and not having that unknown out there", Fitzgerald said on Fox & Friends.

Also unclear is why he allegedly targeted her in the first place.

Patterson was not at home when Jayme escaped, the sheriff added.

Almost three years ago, Patterson worked for one day at the same meat products facility where Jayme's parents also worked - the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant in Barron - the company's president said.

He said the unemployed suspect had ties to the Barron area, but did not elaborate.

Jayme approached Nutter around 4 p.m. Thursday and asked for help.

Jeanne Nutter was walking her dog near the cabin she owns with her husband on 10 January when she encountered Jayme Closs coming out of nearby woods. "Call 911 right now!"

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said investigators are trying to figure out what happened to Jayme during her captivity and why she was seized, and gave no details on how she escaped except to say Patterson was not home at the time.

"Did he take things with her, did she go with him to the store, did he buy clothes for her, did he buy food", he said. "She said that this person usually hides her or hides her when others are near, or when he has to leave the household". So we're determining, did he even let her go outside?

"She looked. kind of in rough shape".

Recommended:

  • Mortal Kombat 11's cover art has been revealed

    Mortal Kombat 11's cover art has been revealed

    This is very interesting and could give WWE fans another reason to watch this upcoming animated Mortal Kombat reboot. The Mortal Kombat 11 cover seems to follow the same simplistic design that many of its predecessors have used.
    All SpatialOS Games Are Now Blocked by Unity's New Terms

    All SpatialOS Games Are Now Blocked by Unity's New Terms

    Unity might be willing to make exceptions for games that are live, but titles that are still in-development are likely in trouble. Improbable said Unity has hurt projects across the industry, particularly among smaller developers, leaving games in legal limbo.
    Art Has Never Been as Vicious as in VELVET BUZZSAW

    Art Has Never Been as Vicious as in VELVET BUZZSAW

    It's the ideal back story for a critic and his art dealer associates whose only interests are to make a buckload of money. Velvet Buzzsaw is the newest horror movie from Netflix Canada, but I'm not sure that it's supposed to be a horror movie.
  • 'Mass Fentanyl Overdoses' Reported In California

    'Mass Fentanyl Overdoses' Reported In California

    Officers administered CPR and six doses of Naloxone , an opioid-reversal drug, when they arrived on the scene. They were also treated at the hospital, the chief said, adding they were released and are in good condition.
    Hip surgeon pessimistic about Murray’s chances of playing at Wimbledon

    Hip surgeon pessimistic about Murray’s chances of playing at Wimbledon

    He doesn't have many enemies, to be quite honest", the world number three said of the three-time Grand Slam champion and double Olympic gold medal victor .
    Milwaukee Bucks: Player grades from 116-109 win over Houston Rockets

    Milwaukee Bucks: Player grades from 116-109 win over Houston Rockets

    The Greek Freak bruised and bullied his way to 27 points and 21 rebounds, getting to the line 14 times. The Rockets only shot 37.6 percent from the field while missing 30 3-pointers.
  • RESIDENT EVIL 2 1-Shot Demo Now Available

    RESIDENT EVIL 2 1-Shot Demo Now Available

    Players are encouraged to scavenge items to survive, paying close attention to red rooms that still have items within. In fact, the entire idea behind the demo was to only give players one chance to complete it and experience it.
    Stocks rise on U.S.-China trade hope; oil prices soar

    Stocks rise on U.S.-China trade hope; oil prices soar

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.5 percent to 24,001.92 and the Nasdaq composite was up 0.4 percent at 6,986.07. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude also lost 1.7 per cent, or 88 cents, trading at $51.71 a barrel.
    VLC Hits three Billion Downloads, Will Quickly Add AirPlay Help For Android

    VLC Hits three Billion Downloads, Will Quickly Add AirPlay Help For Android

    With this, users can watch traditional 2D movies in a virtual theater using VR headsets such as the HTC Vive or the Oculus Rift. Kempf has been quoted saying that this feature could end up rolling out to Android devices using VLC in about a month.
  • Star Of The Upcoming

    Star Of The Upcoming "The Sopranos" Prequel Reveals Details

    As for what actually happened, Winter notes, "Maybe it happened that night and maybe it doesn't, but it doesn't really matter". Casting for the movie is underway with production on " The Many Saints of Newark " getting started later this year.
    The Witcher 3 Content To Hit Monster Hunter World Next Month

    The Witcher 3 Content To Hit Monster Hunter World Next Month

    Lastly, we've yet to hear from Capcom about the release date of the " Monster Hunter World " expansion patch, Iceborne . It's unknown what this event will include but so far Capcom has provided incredible events in Monster Hunter: World .
    Maurizio Sarri confirms 49-goal winger will be at Chelsea

    Maurizio Sarri confirms 49-goal winger will be at Chelsea

    The home side were cruising after Pedro's early goal but were pegged back by Ciaran Clark's equaliser shortly before half-time. We scored after nine minutes, so we did not have to face difficulty. "We need Odoi.


Popular

Celtics' Danny Ainge downplays Jaylen Brown-Marcus Morris fight
These are things I don't think some of my team-mates have faced just every single day. Brad Stevens' biggest takeaway from the Jaylen Brown-Marcus Morris dustup was...

Trump denies hiding detail of Putin summit talks from staff
A protester with a poster of Trump and Putin outside the Phoenix Convention Center where Trump was holding a rally in August 2017. The Washington Post story is the second in 24 hours to highlight Trump's unusual dealings with Russian Federation and its leader.

Milwaukee bus driver rescues wandering young toddler in the cold
Harrowing video footage shows a Milwaukee bus driver rescuing a baby girl she spotted wandering on a freeway overpass last month. A Milwaukee bus driver went above the call of duty when she stopped to save an unlikely would-be passenger: a toddler.

Chiefs troll Colts with Twitter post after playoff win
It marks the fifth time since 2002 that the top two passing touchdown leaders from the regular season will face off in the postseason.

Nationals sign Brian Dozier to one-year, $9 million contract
He could be a nice bounce-back candidate with the Nationals though considering he hit a combined 76 home runs in 2016 and 2017. On Thursday, Rizzo made another shrewd move in agreeing to a one-year deal with second baseman Brian Dozier .

Pot Producer Aphria's CEO to Step Down Following Short-Seller Allegations
Aphria's report did not acknowledge the recent announcement of a hostile takeover bid by USA -based retailer Green Growth Brands. Aphria's newly appointed chairman, Irwin Simon reiterated that and called Neufeld and Cacciavillani "consummate entrepreneurs".

Rams turn to running game
Los Angeles is a seven-point favorite in this game on Saturday night, but that doesn't mean the Rams are set in stone to win this game.

United States flu season poised to be milder than last year's
Health officials in both countries say it's not too late to get a flu vaccine to reduce the risk of contracting the virus. Doctors maintain the most important thing we can do to protect ourselves against the flu is to get an annual flu shot.

Heavy snowfalls bring chaos to parts of Germany and Sweden today
In neighboring Slovakia, the mountain rescue service said a Slovak man, 37, died from an avalanche in the Mala Fatra mountains. An Australian family's winter holiday has ended in tragedy after a teenager was killed while skiing in Austria.

United Kingdom global minister points Brexit warning
MPs will gather at Westminster Monday to resume their marathon debate on the Brexit bill ahead of the vote early Tuesday evening. He described the prospect of no deal the same way as Corbyn.