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CrimeJayme Closs: Timeline of the 87 days of her disappearance

16:56  11 january  2019
16:56  11 january  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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 of Barron remains missing. Here is what we know. Trent Tetzlaff, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald spoke at another press conference Wednesday, updating the investigation into the disappearance of Jayme Closs and the death of her

On Monday, October 15, 2018, a 911 call was received from the Barron, Wisconsin, United States home of 13-year-old Jayme Closs and her parents.

After 87 days of questions, numerous searches and thousands of tips, missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs has been found alive. Jayme vanished on October 15, the same day her parents were found fatally shot in their northwestern Wisconsin home.

Here's a timeline of her disappearance:

October 15

Authorities are called to the Closs home in Barron, 90 miles east of Minneapolis. There, they find Jayme's parents, James and Denise Closs, shot dead.

Authorities: Photo purporting to show missing Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs not credible

Authorities: Photo purporting to show missing Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs not credible Authorities say a social media post about Jayme Closs, a Wisconsin teen who has been missing since October, is not credible. 

A Wisconsin sheriff made a plea Thursday for volunteers help in the search for a missing teenager whose parents were found dead in their home this week.

Facebook Jayme Closs theories abound. Jayme Closs has seemingly vanished into thin air. In what is one of the most perplexing cases in recent memory The Closs disappearance is baffling in several respects, starting with the local sheriff’s somewhat unusual admittance early on that authorities had

Deputies arrive after a 911 call from Denise Closs' cellphone. They find Jayme's parents, but the teen is missing. On the 911 call, no one talked, but the dispatcher "could hear a lot of yelling." Detectives start an effort to find Jayme that includes thousands of tips, surveillance videos and massive searches with the help of volunteers. Law enforcement agencies across the country are put on alert as the case makes national news.

Jayme Closs: Timeline of the 87 days of her disappearance

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October 17

Two days have passed since Jayme disappeared. But as investigators scramble to find her, few answers have emerged. The FBI pleads for more help in finding her as hundreds of tips pour in. Investigators are trying to find out not only where Jayme is, but also what led to her parents' deaths in the small city of Barron.

Wisconsin community reacts to Jayme Closs being found alive

Wisconsin community reacts to Jayme Closs 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. 

On Monday, October 15, 2018, a 911 call was received from the Barron, Wisconsin, United States home of 13-year-old Jayme Lynn Closs and her parents.

The mysterious disappearance of Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs , who went missing after her parents were brutally murdered inside their Barron Jayme was ruled out as a suspect in the slaying of her parents, Denise, 46, and James Closs , 56, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald confirmed Tuesday.

October 22

Jayme Closs: Timeline of the 87 days of her disappearance© Barron County Sheriff Jayme Closs A week after Jayme's disappearance, a local sheriff seeks 2,000 volunteers to help search for her, the equivalent of two-thirds of the population of Barron.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says the volunteers will help authorities in an expanded routine search of the area around the crime scene. Barron, a city of less 3 square miles, has a population of about 3,300.

The same day, people gather at Barron High School football stadium for "A Gathering of Hope," an event to honor Jayme.

The sheriff also releases photos of two "vehicles of interest" captured on surveillance footage near the Closs home during the killings. Fitzgerald said they don't know the vehicles' license plates.

October 24

As agonized relatives await word on Jayme, her aunt pleads with whoever knows where she is to contact the sheriff's department.

Police sped past only one car on their way to Jayme Closs's home. She was in the trunk.

Police sped past only one car on their way to Jayme Closs's home. She was in the trunk. There were screams in the background of the 911 call, so three deputies with the Barron County Sheriff's Department rushed to Jayme Closs's home just after midnight on October 15. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Lights blaring, the deputies passed just one vehicle traveling in the other direction. The maroon, older-style vehicle, which one deputy believed to be a Ford Taurus, yielded to the deputies as they sped to the home.

TIMELINE : Jayme Closs Disappearance . November 04, 2018 12:43 PM. Here is a timeline of events leading up to, and following, the disappearance of 13-year-old Jayme Closs and the murder of her parents, James and Denise Closs .

The family of Jayme Closs spoke out in a public appeal on Wednesday in Wisconsin. Search efforts intensified in Barron, Wisconsin as two thousand volunteers turned out Members of the search party were asked to register and have their driver's licenses scanned for safety and as an 'investigative tool'.

She sends a message to her niece. "Jayme, we need you here with us to fill that hole we have in our hearts," Jennifer Smith says. "We all love you to the moon and back. And we will never stop looking for you. ... Your dog, Molly, is waiting for you. She's sleeping in one of your sweatshirts."

The FBI offers $25,000 for information leading to Jayme's location.

October 27

Jayme's parents are laid to rest in a funeral attended by loved ones and strangers alike.

October 28

Wisconsin investigators see via motion-activated cameras a man in a skull cap break into Jayme's home through a patio door, according to a criminal complaint.

Law enforcement officials respond to a call and set up a perimeter around the home. They order the man to come out with his hands up. The man concedes he had broken into the home and stolen items, a criminal complaint says. In his coat pocket, a sergeant finds several items, including a small pink tank top and girl's underwear, according to the complaint.

The man is identified as Kyle Jaenke, 32, of Cameron, Wisconsin. "The defendant was asked how many items he took and he stated three or four items, including some underwear that he believed belonged to Jayme," the complaint says.

Jayme Closs: Couple describes how missing teen ended up at their door

Jayme Closs: Couple describes how missing teen ended up at their door Kristin Kasinskas was at home Thursday evening when she heard a knock on the door. When she opened it, her neighbor was standing with Jayme Closs.

Wisconsin girl missing 4 days : What we know about Jayme Closs ' disappearance and her parents' Here's the timeline of events after the initial 911 call on Monday morning when police found her Missing Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs was still at home when her parents were shot to death this

Jayme Closs , 13-year-old Wisconsin girl has been missing for 4 days . The FBI asks for help in locating her as police rule her parents deaths a homicide. Neighbors reported hearing two gunshots at around 12:30 a.m. Law enforcement arrived on the scene within four minutes of the call and found Closs '

October 30

The same day, Jaenke is charged with breaking into the home and stealing girls' underwear and other clothing, but he's cleared of involvement in her disappearance. He says he did not know the Closses and he stole items that he thought the family wouldn't miss, according to the complaint.

November 17

Wisconsin authorities urge hunters to be on the lookout for clues on the missing teen.

"As hunting season opens on Saturday, we ask that hunters report anything suspicious such as clothing, weapons or anything you think it just not right on your property," the Barron County Sheriff's Department says.

Deputies said they've not given up on finding the teen, and the cases remains a top priority for them.

"We continue to follow up on leads, expand and view our recovered video from the area and explore all digital evidence," they say.

December 4

Jayme has been missing for nearly two months now, and the community is finding ways to pay tribute to her.

Holiday decorations take on a new meaning for local authorities in Barron County, where the Clerk of Courts' Office dedicates its Christmas tree to her.

The tree is displayed in the county's Justice Center building. The decorations spell out Jayme's name in big, glittery letters, and they include green bulbs and ribbons. The color green is often used to raise awareness for missing children.

Jayme Closs: Timeline of the 87 days of her disappearance© Barron County Sheriff's Department

January 10

Jayme is found alive.

She was found in Gordon, Wisconsin, and a suspect was taken into custody minutes later. Jayme's aunt, Sue Allard, said her niece was in the hospital Thursday night. Gordon is about 70 miles north of where she was last seen.

No more details were immediately available, but authorities plan to hold a news conference Friday morning.

CNN's Steve Almasy, Nicole Chavez and Darran Simon contributed to this report.

Community tries to help Jayme Closs adjust to "new normal".
We still don't know exactly what horrors Closs may have endured while imprisoned in a dilapidated cabin for 88 days and witnessing her parents murdered in October. Now that she is safely back with her loved ones, the community is coming together to help her heal, reports CBS News correspondent DeMarco Morgan. "I don't think any of us who have never been through it can even try to put ourselves in those shoes," said Stacey Frolik, the Barron County Health and Human Services director. She said Closs and her family will get whatever assistance they need from her agency."Therapy, access, referrals, resources.

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