(NBC) Jayme Closs, the Wisconsin girl who went missing for nearly three months after her parents were killed, was found alive Thursday after emerging from the woods in a rural community about 70 miles from her home.
A woman walking her dog came across the 13-year-old, who had vanished on Oct. 15, the day her parents were discovered fatally shot inside their home. She was described by those who found her as “unkempt,” and said she spoke of being “locked up or hidden” where she was being held.
Jayme was found in Douglas County, Wisconsin, and a suspect was taken into custody Thursday, the Barron County Sheriff’s Department announced. Douglas County is at the far northwest corner of the state, an hour north of Barron, where the Closs family lived.