BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A man who admitted to kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents has been moved to a facility outside of Wisconsin.
Twenty-two-year-old Jake Patterson is serving a sentence of life without parole for the October deaths of James and Denise Closs.
State records say he was moved Monday, but they do not say where. It’s also not clear why he was transferred. Messages left with the Department of Corrections were not immediately returned Tuesday.
Patterson held Jayme captive in a remote cabin for nearly three months before she escaped in January. The criminal complaint says he saw Jayme getting on a school bus and decided “she was the girl he was going to take.”
Patterson pleaded guilty in March to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping. He was sentenced in May.