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Home where Jayme Closs was kidnapped and her parents brutally murdered is going on the market

The rural family home where Jayme Closs was kidnapped and her parents brutally murdered is going on the market two months after their killer and abductor Jake Patterson was sentenced to life without parole. 

The three bedroom property, which sits on 1.24 acres just outside Barron, Wisconsin, does not currently have a listing price.

It was the scene of unimaginable horror in October of last year after Patterson broke in, shooting dead James and Denise Closs, before kidnapping their 13-year-old daughter Jayme. 

In her victim statement Jayme said events at the property had left her too scared to go out in public and unable to return to her family home.

An online listing for the house shows it has one and a half bathrooms, an indoor sauna and garage space for two cars. 

It is described as ‘conveniently located just outside Barron on Highway 8’. 

The rural three bedroom property sits on 1.24 acres just outside Barron, Wisconsin

An online listing shows the home has one and a half bathrooms, an indoor sauna and garage

An online listing shows the home has one and a half bathrooms, an indoor sauna and garage 

The hom is described as 'conveniently located just outside Barron on Highway 8'

The hom is described as ‘conveniently located just outside Barron on Highway 8’

The home does not currently have a listing price after going on the market

The home does not currently have a listing price after going on the market 

The home was the scene of unimaginable horror on October of last year after Patterson broke in, shooting dead James and Denise Closs before kidnapping their 13-year-old daughter Jayme

The home was the scene of unimaginable horror on October of last year after Patterson broke in, shooting dead James and Denise Closs before kidnapping their 13-year-old daughter Jayme

In her victim statement Jayme said events at the property had left her too scared to go back

In her victim statement Jayme said events at the property had left her too scared to go back

Jayme was abducted from her home in Barron and held captive in Patterson's rural cabin some 60 miles away for 88 days

Patterson was sentenced in May after pleading guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents in Wisconsin in October last year

Jayme was abducted from her home in Barron and held captive in Patterson’s rural cabin some 60 miles away for 88 days. Patterson was sentenced in May after pleading guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents in Wisconsin in October last year

Patterson admitted to abducting Jayme on October 15 after killing her parents, James and Denise Closs (pictured above), at the family's home near the small town of Barron

Patterson admitted to abducting Jayme on October 15 after killing her parents, James and Denise Closs (pictured above), at the family’s home near the small town of Barron 

The listing adds: ‘This three bedroom 1 1/2 bath home has a two car tuck under attached garage. Additional feature of a nice sauna. All on a very nice wooded 1.24 acre lot.’

Images from inside the home show it has been stripped of furnishings bar its mostly wooden decor. 

Exterior images show the property sits in a rural setting, surrounded by woodland. 

Patterson, was sentenced to life in prison without parole in May in Barron County in northern Wisconsin. 

During the hearing photos of the gun he used to kill Denise and James Closs and the bloody crime scene in the home were shown to the court. 

Jayme told police that her barking dog woke her and she went to alert her parents as Patterson’s car came up the driveway. 

While her father went to the front door, Jayme said she hid in the bathroom clutching her mother with the shower curtain pulled shut.

Shining a flashlight through the window of the front door, Jayme’s father James had asked to see Patterson’s badge after assuming that he was law enforcement. 

Patterson said he shot James through the window and then fired at the doorknob to blast his way in.

He stepped over James’ lifeless body before searching for Jayme and her mother.

Images inside the home show it has been stripped of furnishings bar its mostly wooden decor

Images inside the home show it has been stripped of furnishings bar its mostly wooden decor

During the hearing photos of the bloody crime scene in the home were shown to the court

During the hearing photos of the bloody crime scene in the home were shown to the court

Jayme said she hid in the bathroom clutching her mother with the shower curtain pulled shut

Jayme said she hid in the bathroom clutching her mother with the shower curtain pulled shut

An online listing for the house shows it has an indoor sauna, pictured

An online listing for the house shows it has an indoor sauna, pictured 

Patterson said he shot James through the window and then fired at the doorknob to blast his way in. He stepped over James' lifeless body before searching for Jayme and her mother

Patterson said he shot James through the window and then fired at the doorknob to blast his way in. He stepped over James’ lifeless body before searching for Jayme and her mother

Exterior images show the property sits in a rural setting, surrounded by woodland

Exterior images show the property sits in a rural setting, surrounded by woodland

Patterson broke down the bathroom door as Jayme’s mother was calling 911 while wrapping the teenager in a ‘bear hug’. He told her to hang up the phone and ordered her to tape her daughter’s mouth shut.

He told detectives that Denise struggled with the tape so he wrapped it himself around Jayme’s mouth and head. He then taped her hands behind her back and taped her ankles together before pulling her out of the bathtub and shooting her mother in the head.

The criminal complaint against Patterson noted that James had suffered ‘significant trauma to his face and head’, while the back of his wife’s head and skull plate were found lying next to her body in the bathtub.

Patterson dragged Jayme outside, nearly slipping in pooled blood on the floor, and threw her in the truck of his car. 

A mobile command vehicle and a police unit seen outside the home during the investigation

A mobile command vehicle and a police unit seen outside the home during the investigation 

Photos of the home following the murder showed the damage inflicted by Patterson

Photos of the home following the murder showed the damage inflicted by Patterson 

The Closs family bathroom in the aftermath of the brutal murder and kidnapping

The Closs family bathroom in the aftermath of the brutal murder and kidnapping 

Patterson was described by the judge during his sentencing as ‘the embodiment of evil, after pleading guilty to abducting Jayme and killing her parents on October 15 last year. 

He admitted concocting a plan to kidnap the 13-year-old girl, who he had never met, after seeing her get off a school bus near her home. 

Patterson held her captive in his rural cabin for three months and forced her to stay under his bed for hours without food or water

The case sparked a nationwide hunt for Jayme in October and mystified authorities until she managed to make her brave escape from the remote cabin where she had been held captive for three months. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk



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