Minneapolis — Jayme Closs, 13, who went missing almost three months ago from her Wisconsin home, was located alive Thursday evening, according to the Barron County Sheriff's Office. Police said a suspect is in custody. The sheriff's office posted on Facebook: "A suspect was taken into custody in regards to this case. We do not [have] any other details at this time as this is a very fluid and active investigation. We will not be answering any questions or taking calls on this tonight."CBS Minnesota spoke to Jayme's aunt Sue on Thursday evening, who said her niece was currently in the hospital."There was rumors earlier today, and I prayed and prayed and they come to not be true," said Jayme's aunt, Sue. "And I just shut myself totally down. I thought today was going to be the day, and then I find out two hours later that she's found and I just cannot believe this."Closs disappeared Oct. 15, 2018, the same day her parents — James and Denise Closs — were found shot … [Read more...] about Jayme Closs, Wisconsin teen who went missing in October, found alive
Investigators said they have received over 1,000 tips in the case of missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs. The Wisconsin teen has not been seen since her parents were found shot to death inside their home. More than 800 of the tips received have been investigated, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said Saturday. "We are using every resource available, and have conducted hundreds of interviews, multiple searches, and are using the technical and forensic expertise of our state and federal resources to locate the person or persons who committed this offense and to locate Jayme," Fitzgerald said in a statement. Authorities told CBS News that Jayme was home when her parents — 46-year-old Denise and 56-year-old James Closs — were killed. Investigators said the front door was shot in. Jayme was ruled out as a suspect on the first day, and investigators believe she is in danger. On Friday, investigators released a log of the 911 call, which was inaudible except for screaming … [Read more...] about Jayme Closs: Investigators receive 1,000 tips on missing teen
A MYSTERIOUS 911 call made just before a 13-year-old’s parents were shot dead could be the key to her disappearance. Jayme Closs went missing from her home in the US town of Barron, Wisconsin on Monday after police discovered the bodies of her parents James and Denise. Police now believe Jayme was inside the home when her parents were killed, according to evidence from the scene and a mysterious 911 call. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said told CNN: “We believe Jayme was in the home at the time of the homicides and we believe she's still in danger.” During the 911 call in question, the dispatcher heard a disturbance in the background, but no one spoke directly on the phone, Fitzgerald said. The FBI has joined the investigation. Fitzgerald added: “They are the experts in breaking down 911 tapes, looking at our phones, and taking care of all evidence in that manner.” Police arrived at the house less than four minutes after the 911 call to find no … [Read more...] about Jayme Closs missing theory – Does mysterious 911 call made moments before 13-year-old’s parents were found dead hold the key to her disappearance?
Haley BeMiller Wausau Daily Herald Published 9:45 AM EDT Oct 19, 2018 BARRON, Wis. — A 100-person search party and some 800 tips still have not led Barron County authorities to Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old girl missing since her parents were found shot to death in their home early Monday. Police from Wausau sent a school resource officer and therapy dog Thursday to help Barron students cope with the mysterious disappearance of a schoolmate and double murder in their community. The state justice department's Office of School Safety also plans to send a team of counselors by the end of the week. Barron residents James Closs, 56, and Denise Closs, 46, were found dead about 1 a.m. Monday after police responded to a cellphone call to 911 from inside the home. Their daughter Jayme was nowhere to be found. The incident, and the fact that authorities still don't know what transpired in the Closs home Sunday night, has rattled the quiet town of fewer than … [Read more...] about Jayme Closs: Search for missing Wisconsin teen enters fifth day
Ashley May USA TODAY Published 7:46 AM EDT Oct 17, 2018 Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said he was "struggling" to answer questions at a press conference Tuesday afternoon about the disappearance of Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl missing since her parents were found dead Monday. "I don’t have some of those answers that I want to give you, I want to give the family," Fitzgerald said. Closs' whereabouts have been shrouded in mystery following a 911 call that lead police to her home in Barron, Wisconsin, where her parents were found dead. Hours later, local authorities said the girl was in danger and asked the public for help finding her. Now, investigators from Barron County, the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation, the FBI and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children are searching for the girl described by friends as a "sweet and shy" middle schooler who enjoys dancing and sports. What happened? … [Read more...] about Missing Wisconsin girl: What to know about Jayme Closs, parents’ death