Jennie-O Turkey remembers employees killed in Barron Co. shooting

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Barron County (WQOW) – James and Denise Closs who were found shot dead on Monday morning were employees at Jennie-O Turkey in Barron.

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News 18 reached out to the company about the incident and were provided the following statement by Steve Lykken, president at Jennie-O Turkey Store:

“Our thoughts are with the Closs family and the entire Barron community. Jim and Denise were long time members of the Jennie-O Turkey Store family. This is a difficult time for our entire team and we are mourning this loss and are still processing this terrible tragedy. 
We are also hopeful for the safe return of their daughter, Jayme, and are keeping her and the Closs family in our thoughts.”

 

Kristen Shill

Kristen Shill

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