• Jayme Closs Case Suspect Allegedly Shaved Head Before Murders So he Wouldn't Leave DNA: Police

    7 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    The suspect accused of abducting Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs after killing her parents in October allegedly planned the crime in advance and “went to great lengths to prepare to take her,” police announced at a Friday press conference.
    According to Baron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald, suspect Jake Thomas Patterson , 21, allegedly shaved his head before murdering Jayme's parents on Oct. 15 in their Baron-area home so he could “minimize forensic evidence.”
    Patterson was arrested Thursday and is charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide and one of kidnapping. He is...
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  • Jayme Closs Told Woman Who Found Her: 'I'm Lost and I Don't Know Where I Am, I Need Help'

    8 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Eighty-seven days after she had been missing after being taken from her alleged abductor, Jayme Closs escaped and was found by a woman who was walking her dog.
    Jeanne Nutter, the woman who found the 13-year-old in Gordon, Wisconsin, on Thursday, recalled being approached by a young girl who told her, “I'm lost, and I don't know where I am, and I need help,” according to CNN .
    Nutter recalled how Jayme “wasn't dressed for the weather,” and was without a coat or gloves. “When she told me who she was, I figured she must have left in a hurry,” said the Eau Claire native, who has a cabin in the...
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  • Once-Missing Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs Is a 'Complete Badass,' Says Cousin: 'She Saved Herself'

    8 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Jayme Closs , who was found on Thursday nearly three months after being allegedly abducted by a 21-year-old man who police say fatally shot her parents, exemplifies absolute bravery and strength , a relative tells PEOPLE.
    “Jayme is a complete badass,” Jodie Arnold, who is first cousins with Jayme's late mother Denise, tells PEOPLE. “As far as I'm concerned she saved herself.”
    Recalling how the 13-year-old was a “very quiet, passive girl,” Arnold, 39, credits Jayme's “perseverance and will to live” for her freedom.
    “I was really afraid that if she was being kept captive that it would be...
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  • PEOPLE Now: All the Details on the Rescue of Missing 13-Year-Old Jayme Closs - Watch the Full Episode

    8 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Your latest celebrity news and top headlines for January 11th on PEOPLE Now.
    PEOPLE Now airs live, Monday through Friday, from the Meredith offices in New York City.
    Catch PEOPLE Now every weekday at 12:00 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT on People.com or on the PeopleTV app on your favorite streaming device. Want even more? Check out clips from previous episodes of PEOPLE Now.
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  • Jayme Closs Played with Puppy After Being Rescued - and Didn't Know what Town She Was In

    8 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    As she waited for police to arrive after she escaped her months-long abduction, 13-year-old Jayme Closs sat in a Wisconsin couple's room playing with their new puppy, the couple told the Indianapolis Star Tribune.
    Moments earlier, Jayme had escaped from a home nearby in Gordon, where authorities say she was being kept by a 21-year-old man accused of kidnapping her and killing her parents nearly three months earlier.
    “She seemed kind of in shock and kind of timid, but she did talk to us a little bit,” Kristin Kasinskas, the owner of the puppy who took Jayme into her home, told Today of the...
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