Jake Patterson appears at the Barron County Justice Centre on Wednesday, pleading guilty to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents and holding her captive in a remote cabin for three months. Photo: AP

Sobbing in court, Jake Patterson pleads guilty to kidnapping Wisconsin 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents

  • The guilty pleas spare Jayme Closs the ordeal of having to testify in a trial
  • Jake Patterson held Closs prisoner in a remote cabin for three months before she escaped
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Jake Patterson appears at the Barron County Justice Centre on Wednesday, pleading guilty to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents and holding her captive in a remote cabin for three months. Photo: AP
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