Sheriff Fitzgerald keeping hope Jayme Closs is still alive, calls it the worst crime in county history
“We’ve had shootings, we have had murders in this county, but this one affects a mom and a dad and a 13-year-old girl is missing,” Fitzgerald said.
Jayme Closs’ disappearance, and the horrific murder of her parents, is still felt in the Barron community.
Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald tells News 18 that investigators have released the crime scene back to the Closs family. The investigation remains active.
Justin Tolomeo with the FBI made that announcement on Wednesday afternoon with Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald.
Jennifer Smith, the aunt of Jayme Closs and sister of Denise Closs spoke at Wednesday’s press conference.
Jayme Closs vanished last week when her parents where shot and killed inside their rural Barron home.
Watch our live feed of the search for evidence in Barron County.
A funeral for the couple will be held on Saturday, October 27 at 1 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Cameron.
The Barron County Sheriff’s Office is looking for volunteers to help search for evidence in the Jayme Closs case for the second time. This time with far more people.
Community members gathered in hope of the safe return of Jayme Closs.
During a press conference on Monday afternoon, Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald identified vehicles of interest in the case of missing teen Jayme Closs.
A Gathering of Hope event is scheduled for Jayme Closs.