21-year-old Jake Paterson has admitted he kidnapped Jamie after his parents died on October 15 at their home near Barn, Wisconsin, on charges of crime.
He was arrested on Thursday, minutes after Jamie escaped from the home where he kept her 88 days hidden. One judge ordered him to withhold $ 5 million on bail, and he was scheduled again in court next month.
His father, Patrick Patterson, spoke Tuesday to CNN's Jean Cassarez at the Center for Justice in Baron County. He said he was there to pass a note to Clo's family.
"All I'm interested in is Jamie's family, I want to give them a note," he said, refusing to give more details and apologize for not being able to say any more.
"I'm sorry, I can not talk," he said several times, shaking with emotion before a member of the
Just a day earlier , the older Paterson was in the courtroom for his son's charge on Monday. He initially sat down at the prosecution, but one deputy asked him to leave and sit on the defense.
When a judge read the accusations and Jake Patterson appeared through a videoconference, his father was sobbing and buried his head on the shoulder of a relative beside him. On behalf of the Prosecutor's Office, the victim's family stayed calmly with their hands around each other. of Gordon, Wisconsin, about 70 miles from his house.
James told the detectives that Patterson would make her hide under his bed in his double room in his bedroom when there were people, including his father's repeated visits. The suspect told her that if anyone knows she is there, bad things will happen to her, says the complainant.
When she was under her bed, he stacked sums and laundry bins around the bed with weights against them, so after three months in captivity, on January 10, he told Jamie he would leave for five to six o'clock made her go under the bed. When she left, she pushed the weights, put on her shoes, and left the house. She ran to a woman who was walking with her dog, who took her to the nearby house and called the police. Patterson told the investigators that he was in Klos's house twice before the October 15 meeting, the complainant argues. a week before he went home, but he was afraid when he saw the cars in the driveway, he told the investigators in the complaint. A day or two he returned to Klos's home, but he saw people walking around so he decided not to go through the plan, he told the investigators. , is stated in the complaint.