What happened during 3 months of Jayme Closs's captivity

What happened during 3 months of Jayme Closs's captivity

They called 911, and Jayme provided a description of Patterson's vehicle. He was jailed on suspicion of kidnapping and homicide.

The suspect in the kidnapping of Jayme Closs, Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, is charged with one count of kidnapping.

"We don't believe there was a social media connection and are determining how he became aware of Jayme", Mr Fitzgerald said."Nothing in this case shows the suspect knew anyone at the Closs home, or at any time had contact with anyone in the Closs family".

It is unclear exactly what Jayme experienced - including whether she was coerced with threats or physically abused - so people must be careful how they interact with her, said Duane Bowers, a trauma therapist who works with families of missing and exploited children and adults.

"All along, Patty (Wetterling) was saying, 'I knew it, I knew she was OK, '" said Jane Straub, victim assistance specialist at the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center.

They described the 13-year-old as the suspect's "only target" and said Jayme was "taken against her will". Even during the 88 days of captivity of Jayme - we still don't think that anybody assisted him in that.

"It's a awful feeling when you don't know where your kid is but I don't know how I would react if I was to have mine walk through that door".

"When she wants information, we'll give it to her; and when she wants to tell us things, we'll take it from her", he said. Investigators say they've found no evidence of any online conversations between the two.

The news that Jayme was safe set off joy and relief in her hometown of Barron, population 3,300 and about 60 miles (100 kilometers) from where she was found.

Jayme's aunt, Jen Smith, said on Saturday on ABC's Good Morning America that when she heard that her niece had been found alive, "I just cried lots of happy tears".

Little is known about the 21-year-old man accused of kidnapping Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs as the investigation is underway.

"I don't know her but I have been praying for her". The killing of Jayme's family and her own disappearance had been a major subject of news and attention in the area.

Another aunt, Sue Naiberg Allard, posted that Jayme got "the most awaited hug ever" when he returned home.

Relying on what Mr Fitzgerald called "the will of a kid to survive", a dishevelled Closs escaped the house in the tiny town of Gordon where she had been held captive, about 100km north of her home in Barron.

Teacher Kristin Kasinskas was at her home, in Gordon, Wisconsin, on Friday when a neighbour started frantically knocking on her door. "She did not talk about why or how".

"Probably one of the more hard issues is going to be finding that new sense of normalcy in her life", said Smart, a 31-year-old mother of three.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said investigators are trying to figure out what happened to Jayme during her captivity and why she was seized.

Patterson is unemployed, although worked for one day at the Jennie-O Turkey Store in Barron, where the Closs' worked for 27 years. Nutter said Jayme did not have a coat or gloves.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said Mr Patterson had no criminal history in the state of Wisconsin.

Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs was found Thursday afternoon in Douglas County. Law enforcement barricades blocked the road leading to the property Saturday.

Her grandfather Robert Naiberg said he had been praying for months for the call he received on Thursday.

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