2 Found Dead at Wisconsin Residence, 13-Year-Old Missing

Jayme Closs Photo: Barron County Sheriff's Office
Jayme Closs

January 11, 2019 06:18 AM

UPDATE: Amber Alert Issued for Missing Wisconsin 13-Year-Old

Two adults were found dead at a Wisconsin residence and a search is underway for a 13-year-old missing from the residence.


According to the Barron County Sheriff's Office, deputies received a 911 call Monday at about 12:58 a.m. asking for help to be sent to a residence along Highway 8.

Upon arrival, authorities found two adults who were pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities learned 13-year-old Jayme Closs was missing from the residence. Authorities said they are concerned for Jayme's wellbeing.

Neighbors tell KSTP's Joe Mazan they heard gunshots around 12:30 a.m. And the sheriff confirms bullet casings were found at the scene.

The sheriff also confirms the two deceased adults are the missing girl's parents, though names and ages have not been released. There had been no previous calls to the house where the bodies were found, according to the sheriff.

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Jayme is described as being 5 feet tall, 100 pounds, and having blond hair and green eyes. Anyone with any information on her whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff's office at 715-537-3106.

The incident is under investigation.

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