BARRON, Wis. – The grandfather of a Wisconsin teenager who was kidnapped during a day The homeowner's invasion of her parents says the suspect has no connection with the family.
Investigators say 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson shot James and Denise Closs in their apartment near Barron on October 15, killing their daughter, 13-year-old Jayme Closs. She fled Thursday from a northwestern Wisconsin hut where she had been held. The officers arrested Patterson a few minutes later.
Chris Fitzgerald of Barron County Sheriff said Patterson's aim was to kidnap Jayme, but the family did not know him. 19659011] Jayme's grandfather Robert Naiberg repeated on Saturday that the family has no connection to Patterson and does not know him. He says Jayme told FBI agents that she does not know Patterson at all.
He wonders if Patterson somehow persecuted Jayme.
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