The evil man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs after murdering her parents allegedly forced her to hide under a bed while he threw a Christmas bash for family and friends last month, RadarOnline.com has learned. Sources close to the investigation into twisted suspect Jake Patterson, 21, told Radar exclusive details of his threats to the now-rescued teen. Radar was the first to reveal exclusive photos inside of the cabin where the teenager was allegedly held captive for 88 days. Now, Radar has additional photos showing the extreme measures Patterson allegedly took to cover his tracks during the holiday bash.
A source confirmed to Radar on Tuesday that Patterson held the holiday party at the Gordon, Wisconsin cabin where Closs was held captive, shown here. During the party, the innocent teenager "was held captive in the bedroom," said the source.
Patterson's alleged holiday bash was discovered "after the FBI Operational Technology Division unlocked a phone and other electronics belonging to the suspect."
Authorities discovered texts and communications showing Patterson's family and friends were in attendance. A source told Radar that Closs was left barricaded under her alleged child snatcher's bed during the festivities.
It appears Patterson went to extreme lengths to cover up his alleged horrific crimes. Shown here is a white teddy bear hanging on a tree outside of the cabin where Patterson kept Closs locked up.
Investigators told Radar that there is currently "no reason to believe" Patterson's family and friends "had any knowledge whatsoever" that the 13-year-old was locked inside the house during the shindig.
The exterior of the cabin was also adorned with holiday decorations, including an innocent snowman figure, shown here.
Sources told Radar that Patterson allegedly threatened to kill Closs if she made "any noise" while barricaded under the bed, the source claimed. Meanwhile, objects such as this mug that reads "Jolly" were strewn around the cabin.
Patterson has been charged with kidnapping, armed burglary and two counts of first-degree intentional homicide. He faces life in prison for the crimes.
A source confirmed to Radar on Tuesday that Patterson faces additional charges in Douglas County, Wisconsin, where Closs managed to escape. Additional charges would require Closs to testify against Patterson "in open court," said the insider.
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