3rd Day of Search for Missing Wisconsin Teen, Roughly 200 Tips Received

October 17, 2018 11:18 AM

Wednesday marks the third day of the search for a missing 13-year-old from Barron County, Wisconsin.

Authorities have been searching for Jayme Closs since early Monday when a 911 call led to the discovery of her parents' bodies. They were identified as 46-year-old Denise Closs and 56-year-old James Closs.


Investigators said they have received more than 200 tips related to the case. Authorities said a tip placing the girl's whereabouts in Miami is not credible.

Jayme is described as being 5 feet tall and 100 pounds, with strawberry-blond hair and green eyes.

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Meanwhile, authorities said the autopsy results for James and Denise are expected Wednesday.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said Jayme was last seen at a family gathering Sunday afternoon, but he provided no details.

He also said there was a shooting at the house but he said he wouldn't reveal a cause of death until autopsies were completed.

Fitzgerald said a news conference is scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday.


Rebecca Omastiak

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