Tag: Closs, Denise

Jayme Closs, Who Saved Herself From a Kidnapper, Will Get $25,000 in Reward Money

Soon after Jayme Closs, 13, disappeared in Wisconsin in October, officials offered a $50,000 reward for information that would lead to her safe return. Now Jayme, who escaped from a kidnapper after she was abducted and her parents were killed, will receive at least half of it. That $25,000 was donated by Hormel Foods, the […]

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‘How Could We Not Know?’ Kidnapping Suspect Hid in Plain Sight

GORDON, Wis. — Neighbors watch one another’s homes in the winter around here. They notice when there are unfamiliar tire tracks in the snow. Most of the 34 graduates of Northwood High School’s Class of 2015 keep in touch through text message. Gordon is a tiny place, with a single convenience store, and until last […]

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Jayme Closs, Missing Wisconsin Girl, Is Found; Man Is Accused in Abduction

GORDON, Wis. — A 21-year-old man was being held in the disappearance of a teenager, Jayme Closs, who had vanished from her rural Wisconsin home on the same fall night that her parents were found fatally shot there. Jake T. Patterson, 21, was being held pending formal charges of murder and kidnapping, the authorities announced […]

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