Man gets 2 life sentences for kidnapping teen and killing her parents

A family attorney read a letter from Jayme Closs that said, in part, "He can't take my freedom. He thought that he could own me but he was wrong."
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following, the emotional hearing in a Wisconsin courtroom. The sentences for Jake Patterson who kip napped 13-yard Jayme Closs in a statement read by Hur aunt, she read he took everything she wlufed but never her spirit. Here is ABC's Alex Perez. Reporter: A gutwrenching day for the family of Jayme Closs, facing Jake Patterson, the man who confessed to kidnapping the 13-year-old and brutally murdering her parents. None of us are going to win today. None of you will get them back. Reporter: Shattered loved ones pleading with the judge for the toughest sentence. A family attorney then reading a letter from Jayme herself. He can't take my freedom. He thought that he could own me, but he was wrong. I was smarter. Reporter: Jayme's words resilient and defiant. Jake Patterson will never have any power over me. I feel like I have some power over him, because I get to tell the judge what I think should happen to him. Reporter: Prosecutors revealing the horror of that night, playing the screams in that chilling 911 call from Jayme's mom. Moments before Patterson killed her -- as she held her daughter in a bear hug in this bathtub trying to protect her. Jayme's father already murdered. And for the first time we time we see where Patterson held Jayme for 88 days, forcing her to live under this bed until the brave girl escaped. Mr. Patterson is a cold blood killer. Reporter: Throughout the sentencing Patterson seen shaking his head -- then speaking. I would do absolutely anything to bring them back -- I'm just so sorry. Reporter: But the judge blasting Patterson, giving him two consecutive life sentences. You are the embodiment of evil, and the public can only be safe if you are incarcerated until you die. Reporter: And Tom, in that letter, Jayme talked about just how much she misses her parents. She is now preparing for her eighth grade graduation. Tom? Standing strong. Thank you There is breaking news in

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