Suspected Jayme Closs kidnapper speaks from jail: 'I love her' 03/18/2019 7:05 am PDT Comments WJW / Barron County By Talia Naquin, WJW BARRON COUNTY, Wisc. (WJW) -- The Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing the teenager's parents called a reporter from jail. Authorities say Jake Patterson, 21, held Jayme captive for 88 days inside his cabin in the remote town of Gordon, Wisconsin. She escaped January 10. Patterson was arrested shortly afterward. Patterson has corresponded with several reporters from jail. In his most recent exchange, he called reporter Jennifer Mayerle of WCCO in Minneapolis. “I love her,” he said of Closs in a brief phone call. Patterson also said he wants to talk to Closs. “Part of me, like, really knows I shouldn't be [expletive] talking to you. But like, I just didn't wanna cause any more trouble,” he said. “We were just watching TV, playing board games, talking about stuff,” he said. MORE: Suspected Jayme Closs kidnapper speaks from jail, 'I love her' - WJW #WJW #Wisconsin Related Stories $25K reward for information in search for missing Wisconsin girl Jayme Closs Missing Wisconsin 13-year-old Jayme Closs found alive: Sheriff Suspect in Jayme Closs case due in court today $50K reward now offered for information in search for Jayme Closs UPDATES: Jayme Closs found safe; 21-year-old man arrested What we know about Jake Patterson, suspect in kidnapping of Jayme Closs Sheriff asks hunters to look for evidence in disappearance of Jayme Closs Jayme Closs to receive $25K reward money after saving herself Jake Patterson charged with kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing her parents Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.