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Investigative files released into the kidnapping of Jayme Closs, murder of her parents

Posted: 4:10 PM, Dec 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-20 19:15:59-05

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Justice has released the records related to the Jayme Closs case. The 13-year-old was kidnapped from her home after her parents were brutally murdered by then 21-year-old Jake Patterson on October 15, 2018.

The records include the Division of Criminal Investigation report that includes 660 pages of investigations ranging from the autopsy of Closs' parents, evidence retrieved from the home and an interview with Jayme, amongst 75 other case files. Additionally, Barron and Douglas Counties have released their files.

The public can now read the details into the investigation:

The Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation's cover letter and investigative reports can be viewed here.
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Barron County’s cover letter and investigative reports can be viewed here.
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Douglas County’s files can be viewed here.
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The TODAY'S TMJ4 news team is currently going through the documents. Stay with TODAY'S TMJ4 as we update you with the latest developments we're learning from this case.