Jayme Closs' kidnapper says he'll plead GUILTY in court

Jayme Closs' kidnapper says he'll plead GUILTY in court

Patterson was charged in February with murder for the October 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.

"I don't think any of us can really know what she's going through but I think that if she has to be with a group of people that will love her and support her for the rest of her life, she's in the flawless family to do that", family friend Michelle Saffert said.

Though he didn't detail what triggered him to launch the killing spree he said he was "really pissed" at the time.

"I knew when I was caught (which I thought would happen a lot sooner) I wouldn't fight anything". The reason I did this was complicated, ' he added.

"Patterson is as close to 100 percent screwed as a defendant can be without actually pleading guilty", he said.

"I want Jayme and her relatives to know that". He is being held on $5 million bail pending a March 27 arraignment, where he's expected to enter his plea. She let us know police already let her know about the letter.

Patterson not only says he wants to plead guilty, but expresses his remorse for the killing and kidnapping attack saying, 'No one will believe or can even imagine how sorry I am for hurting Jayme this much'. But after he left, Jayme moved the bins and weights away, put on a pair of his shoes, and walked out toward the road until she found a woman walking her dog. "He killed my parents".

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Question 11: What goes through the mind of someone who wants to carry out something like this?

In the letter, the writer says he tried to control what Jayme saw on the news about her kidnapping while she was trapped in his cabin.

"I followed [news of the kidnapping] through my phone". When it came up on TV as he and the teenager were watching, he would change the channel.

"My family respects privacy so no one even went in my room", the letter says. "[I] Would tell Jayme 'I'm sorry, I can't watch this.' IDK what she knew".

The letter also accused the police of misrepresentation. "They're really good at twisting your words around, put them in different spots, straight up lie".

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said letters are only given to the inmates they are addressed to after they have been opened and read by jail staff. This was mostly on impulse. Little mad about that.

Greg O'Meara, a former Milwaukee County prosecutor who worked on the case against serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who tried and failed to use the insanity defense, said that Patterson didn't appear to be insane.

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