Sheriff: Wisconsin girl reported missing after parents killed, found alive


    Authorities say Jayme Closs, 13, has been found safe. She went missing after her parents were found dead in their home on October 15.

    Authorities in northwestern Wisconsin say a 13-year-old girl, who went missing in October after her parents were killed, has been found alive.

    The Barron County Sheriff's Department said on its Facebook page that Jayme Closs has been located Thursday and that a suspect was taken into custody.

    Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says the sheriff's office in Douglas County, about 70 miles north of Barron County, located the girl. A suspect was apprehended a short time later. The statement did not say where Jayme was found or give any further information about the suspect.

    The sheriff's office plans to hold a news conference Friday morning to discuss the case.

    Jayme Closs has been missing since her parents were found dead Oct. 15 at the family's home near Barron.

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