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Timeline of the 87 days of Jayme Closs' disappearance

Posted On: Jan 11, 2019   |   Posted By: WGN TV

After 87 days of questions, numerous searches and thousands of tips, missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs has been found alive. Jayme vanished on October 15, the same day her parents were found fatally shot in their northwestern Wisconsin home.
Here's a timeline of her disappearance:
October 15
Authorities are called to the Closs home in Barron, 90 miles east of Minneapolis. There, they find Jayme's parents, James and Denise Closs, shot dead.
Deputies arrive after a 911 call from Denise Closs' cellphone. They find Jayme's parents, but the teen is missing. On the 911 call, no one talked, but the dispatcher “could hear a lot of yelling.” Detectives start an effort to find Jayme that includes thousands of tips, surveillance videos and massive searches with the help of volunteers. Law enforcement agencies across the country are put on alert as the case makes national news.
October 17
Two days have passed since Jayme disappeared. But as investigators scramble to find her, few answers have emerged. The FBI pleads for...

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