Jake Patterson and Jayme Closs, whom he kidnapped after murdering her parents. Photos: AP
Jake Patterson and Jayme Closs, whom he kidnapped after murdering her parents. Photos: AP
Crime

‘Embodiment of evil’: Jake Patterson, who kidnapped US teenager Jayme Closs and murdered her parents, to die in prison

  • Judge sentences Patterson, who admitted to having fantasies of ‘taking multiple girls and killing multiple families’, to two terms of life imprisonment
  • After killing 13-year-old’s father and mother, he kept her captive for 88 days before she escaped

Jake Patterson and Jayme Closs, whom he kidnapped after murdering her parents. Photos: AP
Jake Patterson and Jayme Closs, whom he kidnapped after murdering her parents. Photos: AP
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