Jake Patterson

(Barron County Sheriff's Department via AP)
January 14, 2019 - 3:42 pm
Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, told investigators he was driving to his job at a cheese factory one day when he stopped behind a school bus and watched Jayme Closs get on. At that moment, he said, "he knew that was the girl he was going to take," a criminal complaint said. Police have said the two did...
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Jayme Closs
Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP, File
January 12, 2019 - 3:26 pm
The grandfather of a northwestern Wisconsin girl who authorities say was abducted during a home invasion that left her parents dead said Saturday that the family has no connection to the suspect and doesn't understand why he targeted her, deepening a mystery that has captivated the state for months.
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