Jayme Closs Found ALIVE

posted Jan 10, 2019, 6:51 PM by Jenny Polzin   [ updated Jan 11, 2019, 11:04 AM ]

The missing Barron teenager, 13-year old Jayme Closs has been located and is safe.  During a press conference this morning at the Barron County Justice Center, Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said he was notified last night by the Douglas CO WI Sheriff’s Department that they had located Jayme Closs alive.  Shortly after she was found, by a woman walking her dog in a forested area East of the town of Gordon, a suspect  identified as 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson, from Gordon.  He's facing multiple charges including kidnapping and first-degree homicide. Jayme was taken to a hospital in the Duluth area and held overnight for observation.  Another press conference will be held at 4pm at the Justice Center