13-year-old Jayme Closs was found alive on Thursday, January 10th, 2019 after being declared missing on October 15th, 2018. A suspect is already in custody.
Back in October, Jayme’s parents, James and Denise Closs, were found dead and the young girl was declared missing. The police were conducting a search based on very little information, but determined that she was in danger and not a suspect in the deaths of her parents.
On Thursday a woman was approached by Kloss while walking her dog and notified a neighbor who called 911. Jayme was described as skinny with unkempt hair and oversized shoes. She was taken to a local hospital and evaluated.
The man who was suspected of her kidnapping was arrested after police pulled over a vehicle matching the description Closs gave. Closs reappeared in Gordon, Wisconsin, which is 70 miles north of where she was last seen.
Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, is facing two counts of first-degree intentional homicide for the murder of Closs’ parents and one count of kidnapping.