kidnapping

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Kidnapper Says 'Bye, Jayme' After Pleading Guilty to Killing the 13-Year-Old's Parents

It's not the first creepy thing Jake Patterson has said since his January arrest.
Allie Conti
3.27.19
News

Police Hunt for Four Suspects After Kidnapped Student Found Unharmed in Cottage Country

Wanzhen Lu was violently abducted from a Range Rover in a parking garage north of Toronto, but was found safe on Tuesday in cottage country.
Rachel Browne
3.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jayme Closs Is Getting Reward Money After Escaping Kidnapper Herself

Her parents' former employer, which originally offered the $25,000 reward, wants to put the money in a trust fund for her.
River Donaghey
1.24.19
true crime

Accused Jayme Closs Kidnapper Jake Patterson Threw Party in Cabin Where He Held Her, Report Says

The story of the 13-year-old's violent abduction keeps getting weirder.
Allie Conti
1.22.19
true crime

What We Know About Jake Thomas Patterson, the Man Accused of Kidnapping Jayme Closs

The 21-year-old, who's also charged with killing the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl's parents, was practically a living ghost until now.
Allie Conti
1.14.19
true crime

Missing Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs Is Alive, and a 21-Year-Old Suspect Is in Jail

She vanished after her parents were murdered. Over 80 days later, she emerged from the woods.
Matt Taylor
1.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Alleged Kidnapper Chases Woman into Karate Dojo, Gets Ass Royally Whooped

"Once outside he attempted to attack again and was dealt with accordingly."
River Donaghey
1.7.19
crime

Naked Jehovah’s Witnesses Thought the World Was Ending and Kidnapped People

The naked kidnappers sped their SUV through a Canadian town while chanting “Jehovah” and some had to be tasered several times before they could be arrested.
Mack Lamoureux
9.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Student Kidnaps Himself to Get Parents' Cash, Gets Charged Instead

The 24-year-old Kingston man has been charged with public mischief.
Mack Lamoureux
6.19.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Suspected bomber in Texas left behind 25-minute recording, Trump going after China on trade, spending bill includes some gun-control half-measures, and more.
VICE Staff
3.22.18
Noisey News

Man Arrested for Allegedly Plotting to Kidnap Lana Del Rey

Michael Hunt, 43, was arrested on Friday near the Amway Center in Orlando, where Del Rey was scheduled to perform. He was in possession of a knife and tickets to the singer's show that night.
Alex Robert Ross
2.5.18
crime

The Five Naked Alleged Kidnappers Might Have Been Tripping Balls

That viral story of the five naked people arrested after a kidnapping-turned-car-crash managed to get a lot stranger.
Mack Lamoureux
11.10.17
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