911 call details day of Jayme Closs' escape
(FOX 9) - The 911 call from Kristin Kasinskas and Jeanne Nutter details the moments missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs was found, 88 days after she was kidnapped from her home in Barron, Wisconsin.
On Thursday, Jan. 10, Jayme escaped from suspect Jake Patterson's home in Gordon, Wis. and found help from a dog walker, who took her into Kasinskas' home nearby where they called 911.
Just over 30 minutes long, the 911 audio gives a glimpse into the conditions Jayme faced during her kidnapping as well as how she escaped.
911 Transcript [Dispatcher in all caps]
Kasinskas: Hi, I have a young lady at my house right now and she says her name is Jayme Closs.
OK WHAT'S YOUR ADDRESS?
K: [XXXX] Eau Claire Acre Circles. It's in Gordon, WI
OK, HAVE YOU SEEN HER PHOTO, MA'AM?
K: Yes it is her. I 100 percent think it is her.
DOES IT LOOK LIKE SHE'S GOING TO RUN?
K: No. She's sitting down she's relaxing.
OK, WHAT'S YOUR NAME, MA'AM?
K: Kristin Kasinskas.
OK, DID SHE SHOW UP WALKING?
K: A neighbor just walked up with her to our house and asked us to call 911.
OK HANG ON JUST A SECOND.
KRISTIN, IS THE NEIGHBOR THAT WALKED HER UP IS SHE STILL THERE?
K: Yes she is
CAN YOU ASK THE NEIGHBOR DID THE FEMALE JUST WALK UP TO HER HOUSE OR HOW DID SHE COME ACROSS HER?
K: Ok, one second.
Jeanne Nutter: I'm not up here very often in the winter, I just happened to come up today. I didn't want to bring her to my cabin.
HOW DID SHE COME ACROSS YOUR CABIN?
N: I was walking my dog and we were almost home and she walking towards me crying saying, "you gotta help me, you gotta help me."
N: And I didn't want to go into my cabin because it's too close to Patterson's house.
AND SHE SAID HER NAME WAS JAYME CLOSS?
N: Yep. And when I walked into this house they recognized her immediately from posters.
[In the background]
N: Jayme, do you know when he's going to come back?
N: She thought he was going to come back at midnight
WHO'S GOING TO COME BACK?
N: His name is Jake Thomas Patterson and apparently his house is two doors down from our cabin [...] So we're kind of scared because he might come.
YEP. I HAVE MANY DEPUTIES ON THE WAY. I'M GOING TO KEEP YOU ON THE LINE.
AND SHE SAID 'I AM JAYME CLOSS?'
N: Yes, she said, 'He killed my parents. I want to go home. Help me.'
AND WHAT WAS THE MALE'S NAME?
N: Jake Patterson.
AND SHE SAID HE KILLED HER PARENTS AND SHE WANTS TO GO HOME?
N: Yes...She didn't know where she was. When I saw her she kept saying, 'Where am I? Where am I? and I said, 'You're in Wisconsin.'
AND DID SHE SAY HE'S GONE RIGHT NOW?
ARE THEY AT A CABIN?
N: He lives there year-round.
AND HE'S SUPPOSED TO BE BACK AT MIDNIGHT?
I'VE GOT MULTIPLE DEPUTIES HEADED OUT THERE, SO I JUST WANT YOU TO STAY ON THE LINE WITH ME - DOES SHE SEEM LIKE SHE'S GOING TO NEED MEDICAL ATTENTION AT ALL?
N: I would think yes. I was a social worker for 30 years, so yes.
OK WHAT DO YOU THINK IS HER MEDICAL CONDITION RIGHT NOW?
N: I think shock and cold.
[In the background]
N: A good thing happened here
JUST TRY AND SPEAK VERY CALM AND JUST IF SHE FEELS JUST DON'T TRY TO PUSH HER TOO MUCH.
N: Nope we're not.
OK MA'AM JUST STAY ON THE PHONE WITH ME [...] MA'AM MY DEPUTY WANTS YOU TO LOCK THE DOORS.
N: OK, they would like us to lock the doors and not open the doors for anybody but them.
AND DON'T LET THE DOGS OUT OR ANYTHING. JUST EVERYBODY STAY INSIDE UNTIL I CAN GET DEPUTIES THERE [...] I'M GOING TO START PAGING OUT MEDICAL. I'M GOING TO HAVE THEM STAGE IN THE AREA BECAUSE I DONT WANT ANYBODY TO COME UP INTO THE HOUSE UNTIL THE DEPUTIES GET THERE, BUT I WANT THEM IN THE AREA, OK?
OK, JUST ONE MOMENT.
DID SHE SAY WHERE JAKE IS?
N: She has no idea where he is. She told me that when he leaves her she doesn't know that he's gone. He turns the music up real loud. He has people to come over and watch her -- or no -- wait -- he pushed you/hides you under a bed... he has hidden her under a bed.
N: He's the only one who was there.
OK DOES SHE REMEMBER HOW FAR SHE WAS WALKING BEFORE SHE MET UP WITH YOU?
N: She was like maybe 100 yards from my cabin.
DOES SHE SEEM COMFORTABLE?
N: Yes, we have her wrapped up in a blanket.
DOES SHE - DO WE KNOW WHAT KIND OF VEHICLE OR IF HE WORKS ANYWHERE?
N: [to Jayme] Does he work?
N: [to dispatcher] He doesn't work and I asked her what kind of car. It's a red -- he used to be in the military...
I'M SORRY, HE USED TO BE IN THE MILITARY?
N: There's a bunch of cars in his driveway. I mean, I've walked by that place I can't tell you how many times.
OH, YOU KNOW WHERE IT IS?
N: I know right where it is. I walk around the block, my husband walks around the block.
DO YOU KNOW WHAT ROAD IT'S ON?
N: It's on Eau Claire Acres Road.
DO YOU KNOW JAKE?
N: No, he's never really been...I mean we only come up here periodically, but he's never been friendly or talked to me and we've been here four years.
HAVE YOU SEEN HIM, THOUGH?
N: No, I don't even know what he looks like.
N: I can hardly breathe...Oh, my dog just got on her lap [laughs]
N: She doesn't have any shoes, she's wearing his shoes.
N: I went for a walk at the right time, and you guys were home, thank God.
N: I was just asking if she is afraid and she said, 'No.'
YOU GUYS ARE DOING A GOOD JOB OF KEEPING HER COMFORTABLE.
N: You're doing a good job of keeping us calm.
[LAUGHS] THAT'S WHAT WE'RE HERE FOR.
N: Somebody's here...it's a police officer.