Thursday 21 November 2019

Police desperate to find teen who saw parents fatally shot at home

 

Police have had 400 tips on Jayme Closs’s whereabouts. Photo: Reuters
Police have had 400 tips on Jayme Closs’s whereabouts. Photo: Reuters

Dean Gray

A missing Wisconsin girl's parents were shot to death in their house while the girl was home, authorities said as they urged the public to keep phoning in tips about her whereabouts.

Investigators have been searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs since deputies responding to a 911 call early Monday found her parents dead in their home in Barron. The girl, who was ruled out as a suspect on the first day, was gone when deputies arrived.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said during a news conference that post-mortems confirmed that James and Denise Closs had been fatally shot and that their deaths have been ruled homicides.

He said no gun was found at the scene and that evidence from the house and the 911 call indicate Jayme Closs was in the home when her parents were killed.

Irish Independent

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