WETTERLING

FBI Requesting Return of Documents of Wetterling Case

A judge temporarily blocked the file's release

  STEARNS COUNTY, Minn. — A state court judge has been asked to order that FBI documents related to the Jacob Wetterling investigation be returned to the federal agency. Officials in Stearns County had planned to release the investigative case file after Danny Heinrich confessed to the 1989 abduction and killing of the 11-year-old. But Patty and Jerry Wetterling sued…

Judge Grants Restraining Order for Wetterlings, Blocking Release of Case Documents

Investigators say the file contains more than 100,000 pages of documents

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. — Patty and Jerry Wetterling have been granted a temporary restraining order in keeping documents of┬átheir son’s 27-year-old missing person case private. The Wetterlings say they want the information on Jacob’s case to remain private and not be released to the public. The documents were scheduled to be released Monday but a judge granted the restraining order…

Patty Wetterling: “I’m Not Strong. Jacob’s the Strong Force in My Life”

After months of silence, Patty Wetterling is speaking out about how she is moving on. Reporter Anndrea Anderson with our sister station, KDLT in Sioux Falls, Reports

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Patty Wetterling is trying to find out what’s next for her life. After her son Jacob’s remains were finally found after 27 years and his killer was put behind bars, she is trying to continue her own recovery. Anndrea Anderson sat down with patty to talk about the nearly 30-year ordeal. “They found some bones and…

Patty Wetterling Breaks Her Silence; Says She’s Still Learning Her “New Role”

Wetterling is speaking to the media for the first time since Danny Heinrich, the man responsible for kidnapping and murdering her son Jacob, was sentenced. Our Sister Station, KDLT, Interviewed Her For Our Story

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Patty Wetterling is in Sioux Falls, preparing to talk with health officials on how to promote child safety and prevent infant abductions. Wetterling is speaking to the media for the first time since Danny Heinrich, the man responsible for kidnapping and murdering her son Jacob, was sentenced. It took 27 years to solve the mystery. After…