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Jake Patterson, Jayme Closs' Kidnapper, Returns To Court Next Week

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- The man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and murdering her parents will be back in court next week.

Jayme Closs
Jayme Closs (credit: GoFundMe)

Jake Patterson, 21, faces homicide, kidnapping and burglary charges in Barron County.

Closs, 13, was kidnapped in October and held captive for 88 days before escaping.

Jayme Closs With Family Member
Jayme Closs (credit: GoFundMe)

A new picture was shared on Jayme's GoFundMe page this week -- which has grown to more than $45,000. There's also a new post thanking everyone for their love and support. It says, "It's the best feeling ever to see Jayme smiling and laughing."

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