WKOW will stream the press conference from Barron County HERE at 10:00 am Friday.
BARRON COUNTY (WKOW) – The Sheriff Department of Barron County confirms that Jayme Closs was found alive and was informed by the Douglas County Sheriff's Department that she had found Jayme Closs alive.
Fitzgerald says shortly after Closs was found, a suspect was arrested. The authorities did not identify the suspect.
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Jayme Closs's aunt, Jennifer Smith, says her family is relieved that Jayme was found. Smith said she hopes she'll see Jayme on Thursday night.
Closs was found in the town of Gordon in Douglas County at 16:43. According to a press release from the Douglas County Sheriff, a suspect was arrested at 16:54 in the town of Gordon.
Beth McDonough, a reporter at KSTP, the ABC station in Minneapolis, said Quelle told her that a woman walked with her dog in a sanctuary when a girl came running up to her and screamed that a man was her parent had murdered. The woman informed the authorities who answered.
MCDonough said Jayme was taken to a Duluth hospital where she was checked out. Her relatives were on the way there on Thursday evening.
Fitzgerald says Closs will reunite with her family on Thursday night.
The authorities say they can not provide any further information because it is a "very fluid and active" investigation. The Sheriff Department of Barron County wants to release more information on Friday at 10 clock.
Closs had been missing since October 15, when her parents were found murdered in her home in Barron.
19659003] "We would like to thank the Sheriff & # 39; s Department and the agencies of Douglas County who support them tonight. We also want to thank all the law enforcement agencies throughout the state and county who supported us in this case. We could not have endured this case without the support of the public, and I want to thank them for all the support and help, "Sheriff Fitzgerald wrote in an e-mail.
"Finally, we want to thank the family especially for their support and patience while this case lasted. We promised to bring Jayme home and tonight we can live up to that promise. From the bottom of my heart THANK YOU! "Fitzgerald wrote.