Jayme Closs' grandfather says family doesn't know suspect Jake Thomas Patterson

Jayme Closs 13 managed to escape a remote cabin where she had been held against her will after her parents were killed

Jayme Closs 13 managed to escape a remote cabin where she had been held against her will after her parents were killed

Jayme's parents James and Denise Closs were found shot dead on October 15 at their home in Barron, Wisconsin.

The man suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents more than two months ago appears to have led an unremarkable existence until then.

Nutter said, "This is Jayme Closs!".

"Well, right now we're looking for 88 days of evidence", Fitzgerald said.

Investigators have said Patterson's goal was to kidnap Closs, but he appears to have no connection to the family.

Jayme has been described as "medically cleared", although Sheriff Fitzgerald was unable to comment on whether the youngster had endured any abuse while being held captive.

The grandfather of Jayme Closs, who authorities say was abducted during a home invasion that left her parents dead said on Saturday that the family has no connection to the suspect and doesn't understand why he targeted her, deepening a mystery that has captivated the USA for months.

Jayme's aunt, Jennifer Smith, posted on Facebook Saturday that Jayme was doing well. Police are still investigating and say 'she is doing as well as circumstances allow'. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says Patterson extensively plotted the attack to the point where he shaved his head to avoid leaving forensic evidence behind. First, to celebrate her homecoming but also realize she will need time and space to adjust to life after what she's been through.

Jayme provided a description of Patterson's vehicle.

After Jayme confirmed her identity to the couple, she explained to them that she escaped from her kidnapper's home nearby and was afraid that he may come looking for her.

Almost three years ago, Patterson worked for one day at the same meat products facility where Jayme's parents worked - the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant in Barron.

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"I went to her and she just sort of grabbed onto me and she told me who she was".

Sheriff Fitzgerald says Jayme was being held against her will in a home in the Douglas County community of Gordon, about an hour north of Barron.

She wrote in part - "It was great to know she was next to me all night, what a great feeling to have her home".

Police always said they believed Jayme was still alive.

For months, thousands of people joined search parties as investigators received thousands of tips.

"We did a neighborhood canvass, and there were other houses around where Jayme was".

Closs was missing for almost three months when she approached a stranger in the small, isolated town of Gordon and pleaded for help.

Patterson is scheduled to go to court Monday where he is expected to be formally charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping. "(Jayme) don't know him from Adam. "Jayme was the champion that finally said enough is enough", Fitzgerald said. Her child protective instincts took charge and she brought the girl to the home of Kristen Kasinskas, a neighbor of the Nutters.

"She said that this person's name was Jake Patterson, 'he killed my parents and took me, '" said another neighbor, Kristin Kasinskas.

She was due to be reunited with her extended family later on Friday.

"Jayme had a pretty good night's sleep. She did not go into detail about how she got out of the house or anything like that".

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