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Man who kidnapped Jayme Closs and murdered her parents sentenced to life in prison

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

“He stole my parents from me. He stole almost everything I loved from me," Jayme Closs, 13, said in a statement read in court by her lawyer.
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Jayme Closs says her kidnapper 'took away the most important things in my life' in powerful statement read at his sentencing hearing

Jayme Closs says her kidnapper 'took away the most important things in my life' in powerful statement read at his sentencing hearing

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Jake Patterson, who pleaded guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs and murdering her parents, appeared in court for a sentencing hearing on Friday.
In a statement read by Jayme's attorney, Chris Gramstrup, Jayme vowed never to let Patterson control her life.
She said Patterson took away her home and her parents, which she called "the most important things in my life," and asked a judge to sentence him to the maximum time in prison.
Patterson faces up to life in prison for each homicide count and up to 25 years for the kidnapping charge.
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