Searchers find nothing as hunt for missing Wisconsin girl continues

Searchers find nothing as hunt for missing Wisconsin girl continues

Searchers find nothing as hunt for missing Wisconsin girl continues

The 13-year-old girl was nowhere to be found. An Amber Alert was issued for her Monday, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation has added her to its online list of kidnapped or missing people.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald is asking anyone who noticed changes in behavior in the people around them, such as missing work or commitments or recent travel, to contact law enforcement because they may not know they could have information regarding the case.

Deputies found Jayme Closs' parents shot to death in the family's home in rural Barron early Monday.

Their 13-year-old daughter, Jayme Closs, was believed to be home at the time of the killings but had been abducted by the time police arrived minutes later, according to authorities.

Police found Closs'sparents dead in their home in Barron, Wisconsin around 1 a.m. on October 15.

A city of 3,400, Barron is about 75 miles northeast of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The dispatcher called back but was unable to leave a voicemail. He appeared to have answered the door, which was kicked in.

Someone dialed 911 from the house but no one spoke on the call.

Investigators say Jayme Closs is not a suspect. No gun was found at the scene, he said.

Neighbors say they heard gunfire around the time a 911 call was made from the home.

Volunteers and law enforcement combed the sides of United States 8 - the road where the Closs' home is located - on Thursday, looking for evidence.

Volunteers searched a 20 mile radiance around Jayme's home on Thursday, but did not recover any evidence.

Since Monday authorities have received over 1,000 tips and conducted hundreds of interviews in the search for Jayme, Fitzgerald said Friday. He told reporters that he "100 percent" believes she is still alive. The teenager has been the subject of an ongoing nationwide search, and police have ruled her out as a suspect in her parents' deaths.

The relative says Denise Closs was very close to her relatives and has been described as "the family's angel. she would take vacation days if you needed help". After tracking the phone to the address, crews responded to the Closs home.

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