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Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs Found Alive, Suspect Will Appear In Court Monday

(Barron, WI) — Police in Wisconsin will give more details in the morning about the discovery of 13-year-old Jayme Closs, who went missing in October when he parents were found shot to death. Jayme was found alive in the town of Gordon, which is in the northwestern part of the state about 40 miles southeast of Duluth, Minnesota. It’s believed she escaped the house and ran out screaming for help.

A short time after she was found, police arrested a suspect. Jayme’s parents were found murdered inside their home near Barron. Weeks of intensive searching for Jayme turned up no clues.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald remarked that Jake Patterson will be charged with two counts of homicide and one count of kidnapping.

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Tip For Missing Wisconsin Girl Deemed Not Credible

(Barron County, WI-AP) — Police say the tip received about a Miami sighting of the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl missing since her parents were found dead was not credible. The search for Jayme Closs is now in the third day as police have been working around the clock to locate her.

Closs was last seen at a family function on Sunday afternoon. A 9-1-1 call on early Monday morning led police to her home, where they found the bodies of her parents, Denise and James Closs.

Authorities now say gunshots were involved in the parents deaths, but they haven’t given any further details.