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Amber Alert issued for missing 13-year-old girl after parents found dead

BARRON, Wis. - Officials have issued an Amber Alert for a 13-year-old girl who is missing from a residence and whose parents were found dead overnight Sunday. 

The Barron County Sheriff’s Department received a call just before 1 a.m. Monday from someone asking for help at 1268 Highway 8, according to a release. The parents, 56-year-old James Closs and 46-year-old Denise Closs, were found dead, officials said.

When deputies arrived, they found two dead adults, officials said. Jayme Closs is considered in danger and is not a suspect in her married parents' deaths, the sheriff said. 

Jayme is described as 5 feet tall, 100 pounds, with green eyes and blond or strawberry blond hair, officials said. The Wisconsin Department of Justice issued an Amber Alert for Closs around 3:30 p.m. Monday. 

Anyone with information about her possible whereabouts is asked to contact the Barron County Sheriff’s Department at 715-537-3106.


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