The Barron community is trying to hold onto the light, during a dark time. On Wednesday night, a special tree was lit for Jayme Closs, as those from Barron hold
The Barron community is trying to hold onto the light, during a dark time. On Wednesday night, a special tree was lit for Jayme Closs, as those from Barron hold onto the hope that she’ll come home safe.
Closs went missing the night of October 15, the same night her parents were found shot dead in their rural Barron home.
Barron (WQOW) – Jayme Closs has now been missing for nearly two months, and the Barron County sheriff wanted everyone to know finding her is
The 30 person investigative team from the Barron County Sheriff’s Office, the FBI, and the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation is now in the process of retracing their steps.
Investigators believe Jayme was abducted. They still don’t know whether she was the target of the Oct. 15 attack at her home near Barron, where James and Denise Closs were fatally shot.
The FBI has renewed its plea to hunters to keep an eye out for missing Barron teen Jayme Closs.
If you missed our special report One Month Missing: The Closs Mystery, you can watch it in its entirety here.
Police are not the only ones searching for answers; the Closs family is still grieving over the loss of Jim and Denise, and the disappearance of their niece, Jayme Closs.
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.
Sheriff Fitzgerald posted on Facebook Thursday morning asking hunters to report anything suspicious such as clothing, weapons or anything you do not think is right on your property.
Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said Wednesday that about 80 surveillance videos were initially collected from businesses and other locations.
For the first time in several days, there is a bit of an update in the search for missing Barron County teen Jayme Closs.
“Like a woman who just lost her sister and her god-daughter who’s missing, I mean not well, I don’t think any of the family is doing well,” Michelle Saffet, a family friend said.