Wisconsin girl found alive after three months

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Published on January 11, 2019 - Duration: 01:31s

Wisconsin girl found alive after three months

After missing for nearly three months, 13-year-old Jayme Closs was found alive Thursday evening after she apparently fled her captor in the remote community of Gordon, Wisconsin.

Colette Luke has more.


Wisconsin girl found alive after three months

A missing 13-year-old Wisconsin girl was discovered alive Thursday, three months after she vanished.

Police and local media said Jayme Closs was found on Thursday, malnourished and dirty, after apparently fleeing her captor in the remote community of Gordon, Wisconsin….

On October 15th, Closs went missing after her parents were found shot dead in their home in Barron, Wisconsin..

Her disappearance made national news..

With 1500 volunteers scouring woods and fields and a $50,000 dollar reward for her recovery… Closs was found by a resident of Gordon, a town about an hour away from Jayme's home, after the young girl, who was described as skinny and wearing shoes that didn't fit, knocked on her door… Neighbors called the police and authorities said they took a suspect into custody… Jayme's Aunt Sue Allard said she was relieved when she heard the news… (SOT - already supered - Audio of Jayme's aunt Sue Allard) "Oh my god, I don't know.

There was rumors earlier today, and I prayed and prayed they were true and they come to not be true, And I just shut myself totally down.

I thought today was going to be the day, and then I find out two hours later that she was found and I just cannot believe this.") The Barron County Sheriffs Department said on Facebook quote " We promised to bring Jayme home and tonight we get to fulfill that promise" Closs was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment with her condition not immediately clear…

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