Relatives say they're not pushing Jayme Closs for details


    Jayme Closs (right) is reunited with her aunt Jan. 11, 2019. Closs was missing for 88 days. (Photo courtesy Jennifer Smith)

    MADISON (AP) -- The Latest on the case of a kidnapped Wisconsin girl whose parents were fatally shot and the man accused of committing the crimes (all times local):

    11:15 a.m.

    A Wisconsin sheriff says 13-year-old Jayme Closs had a smile on her face when he saw her Sunday, just days after she fled the remote cabin where she says she was held for three months.

    Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said it was the first time he had met Jayme since she apparently escaped from her captor on Thursday.

    Fitzgerald called it "awesome" and a moment he'll never forget. He says Jayme showed him the room where she is staying with an aunt in Barron, Wisconsin.

    Jake Thomas Patterson, the man suspected of abducting Jayme and killing her parents, James and Denise Closs, was expected to be charged later Monday with kidnapping and homicide.

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    9 a.m.

    Relatives of a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who was kidnapped after her parents were fatally shot say they aren't asking the girl to tell them what happened while she was held captive for three months.

    Her aunts say they're surrounding Jayme Closs with love and attention.

    Lynn Closs and Sue Allard told "CBS This Morning" that they're telling their niece they're proud of her for surviving and escaping. Lynn Closs says her niece's strength is incredible and that she took the power away from her captor.

    The suspect, Jake Patterson, is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday.

    Investigators believe Patterson broke into James and Denise Closs' home near Barron on Oct. 15, killed the couple and abducted their daughter.

    Jayme was missing for nearly three months before she escaped from a cabin in Gordon late last week. She told investigators Patterson had been holding her against her will.


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