Reward for missing Barron Co. teen increases to $50K

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Barron County (WQOW) – The reward for information that could lead authorities to missing Barron County teen Jayme Closs has doubled to $50,000.

The Barron County Sheriff’s Office announced on Friday morning that with help from Jennie-O Turkey Store, the reward has increased from $25,000 to $50,000.

James and Denise Closs, Jayme’s late parents, were employees at Jennie-O for many years. They still worked for the company when they were shot and killed at their rural Barron home last week.

If you have information on Jayme’s whereabouts, you are asked to submit a tip at  1-855-744-3879 or jaymetips@co.barron.wi.us.

As of Thursday afternoon, 1740 tips had been received by the Barron County Sheriff’s Office.

Clint Berge

Clint Berge

Clint Berge is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager for Eau Claire's Own WQOW News 18. Report any website issues to him at cberge@wqow.com

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