Teen missing, mom and dad found dead

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An Amber Alert is issued for a Barron County, Wisc. girl who is missing after her mother and father are found dead in the family’s home.

Police believe 13-year-old Jayme Closs may have been kidnapped at gunpoint, the Associated Press reports. 

Around 1 a.m. Monday, police received a “mostly inaudible” 9-1-1 call, hearing someone calling out for help, according to CBS News. 

Soon after the call, sheriff’s deputies responded, discovering the bodies of James and Denise Closs.
Police in Miami say there was a possible sighting of Jayme there Monday, in a black Ford Explorer with a Wisconsin plate. They are asking anyone with information to call 9-1-1.

Police say Jayme is not a suspect, according to CBS News.

“When we can find a 13-year-old girl safe, that’s our focus,” Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said. 

CBS News reports that investigators were in and out of the Closs family home Monday, removing evidence and the sheriff says a gun was involved in the killings, but wouldn’t confirm they were shot to death.  

As of Monday, Fitzgerald said there are no leads yet into Jayme’s disappearance or the deaths of her mom and dad. The FBI is handling the investigation.
“I’ve been doing this for over 20 years and it’s a crime scene like I’ve seen before, but it’s one you rarely see,” Fitzgerald said. 

 CBS News says people in the small rural town are anxious for Jayme’s safe return. 
“We all have kids,” Barron resident Paula Frisinger said. “We hope they find her.” 
On Facebook, Jayme’s mother shared frequent pictures of her daughter. Last year, in a post for Jayme’s birthday she wrote, Jayme is “growing up to be the sweetest and most kind hearted girl… Love you to the moon and back.” 

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