Jayme Closs: Man charged with kidnapping after 13-year-old escapes following 88-day ordeal


Jayme Closs had been teeny-boppers since her parents were found shot dead in their bucolic Wisconsin home in October. Following a nationwide search, the girl supervised to flee from a remote cabin where she was being held. Boys in blue have now charged Jake Patterson with two counts of first-degree eradicate and one count of kidnapping.

Officials believe the 21-year-old killed the teenager’s stepfathers in order to kidnap her.

Police swooped on the suspect after Jayme was invented dirty and malnourished by a woman walking her dog in Gordon, Wisconsin, about 60 miles north of her hometown of Barron.

The maidservant then took her to a neighbour’s house so they could call the scholars.

Both the woman and the neighbour recognised Jayme from the massive publicity the the actuality has drawn, authorities said.

After receiving a description of the suspect’s car from the juvenile, police pulled over the vehicle on Thursday.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald articulate Jayme appeared to be the “only target” of the crime.

He described her escape from her captor as “unbelievable”, adding: “That is the will of a kid to survive.”

The search began on October 15 after supervise responded to a 911 call made from her mother Denise’s travelling phone from the Closs’ family home in the town of Barron.

Without considering arriving just minutes after the call, deputies found her fathers shot dead and Jayme missing.

The teen will now be reunited with parentage members.

Recounting the moment she learned Jayme was alive, Jen Smith, the crumpet’s aunt, told ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ program: “I just called… lots of happy tears,”

The child’s disappearance made national message, sparking massive searches, with 1,500 volunteers scouring woods and fields in suburban Minneapolis, and the proffer of a £19,500 ($25,000) reward for her safe return.

Jake Patterson is unemployed and has no wrong record in Wisconsin, authorities said.

Sheriff Fitzgerald said he was not undeviating whether Mr Patterson and Jayme knew each other.

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