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CrimeWisconsin community reacts to Jayme Closs being found alive

16:31  11 january  2019
16:31  11 january  2019 Source:   kare11.com

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The Latest: Mayor: Overjoyed Wisconsin girl found OK A Wisconsin mayor says he's overjoyed that a teenager missing since her parents were killed in October has been found alive.

Jayme Closs has been missing since her parents, James and Denise Closs , were found shot to death Oct. 15 in the family’s home near Barron. Investigators said Jayme was quickly ruled out as a suspect. Detectives pursued thousands of tips, watched dozens of surveillance videos and conducted

Jayme Closs was found alive and a suspect is in custody in the case of the once missing Barron, Wisconsin girl, who vanished after her There is a heavy law enforcement presence near Walworth Co but it is not related to Jayme Closs .” However, again, the statement about her being found alive

There is a feeling of relief in Barron County, Wis. as people learn that Jayme Closs will soon be heading home after the 13-year-old was found alive Thursday.

"Honestly for about a minute it was pure disbelief and then I sobbed. I was so moved and excited for the family," Jennifer Halvorson said.

Halvorson helped create a Facebook page called "Light the way home for Jayme." She and friend Melissa Salmonson say the focus in the community these past three months has been on hope and positivity.

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Missing Wisconsin Teenager Jayme Closs Has Been Found Alive , According To Police. Closs has been missing since October 15, when her parents were found shot to death in their home. Her disappearance set off a massive manhunt and joint investigation between Wisconsin investigators

Jayme Closs , 13, has been found alive in Douglas County, Wisconsin . The teen went missing from her home in mid-October, when her parents Jayme Closs disappeared from her home in Barron, Wisconsin on October 15, the same day the teenager's parents, James, 56, and Denise Closs , 46

Wisconsin community reacts to Jayme Closs being found alive

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There have been many gatherings at the "Tree of Hope" in Barron, which sits outside of Riverview Middle School. For weeks it has been lit in green, blue and gold to represent the hope that Closs was coming home.

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Now that Closs is coming home, Salmonson and Halvorson say this community will continue to support and respect the family, giving them time and room to heal and reset.

"We just need to remember to be patient with them and to just keep you know praying for Jayme and understand the need privacy right now. She’s obviously been through a lot and so it's important to just keep our thoughts with them, pray for them and hope they can heal," Salmonson said.

A timeline of events in the Jayme Closs disappearance case

A timeline of events in the Jayme Closs disappearance case Notable events in the disappearance and discovery of Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who went missing after her parents were killed in the family's home. Authorities say Jayme was found alive after being held captive for three months by a man who is now charged in her kidnapping and her parents' deaths. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); ___ Oct. 15, 2018 — James Closs, 56, and Denise Closs, 46, are found shot to death in their home in Barron, a town in western Wisconsin.

Jayme Closs , age 13, has been missing from Barron, Wisconsin , since Monday, October 15, 2018. Barron is a community of about 3,300 people that is located in rural northwestern Wisconsin . Authorities found the girl’s parents dead, but Jayme was missing.

Jayme Closs has been missing since her parents, James and Denise Closs , were found shot dead on October 15 in the family’s home near Barron. Investigators said Jayme was quickly ruled out as a suspect. Detectives pursued thousands of tips, watched dozens of surveillance videos and conducted

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Authorities in Barron, Wisconsin, are planning to provide an update on their investigation into the apparent abduction of a 13-year-old girl whose parents were killed. Jayme Closs has been missing since her parents, James and Denise Closs, were found fatally shot in their home on Oct. 15. Barron County Sheriff Christ Fitzgerald says next week will mark 90 days since Jayme went missing. He plans to update the media on Jan. 15.

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