Wisconsin man jailed for kidnap-murder confesses in letter -report

Jake Patterson, 21, wrote to a reporter at KARE 11 News that he had acted “mostly on impulse” but does not “think like a serial killer,” according to a copy of the Feb. 28 letter published by the Minneapolis-based television station. Patterson was charged in February with murder for the Oct. 15 shooting deaths of Closs’ parents in Barron, Wisconsin, and for kidnapping the girl he is alleged to have targeted seemingly at random after spotting her boarding a school bus. KARE 11 News said the letter from the Polk County jail was sent to one of its Read More