Jayme Closs, 13, found alive in Douglas County

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs has been found alive in Douglas County, according to Barron County Sheriff’s Department.

The Sheriff’s Department wrote on its Facebook page a suspect was taken into custody, but has no further details.

Authorities are scheduled to attend a press conference at 10 a.m. Friday in Barron.

No information on Closs' condition has been released at this time.

KARE 11 in Minnesota reports that Closs was found at Eau Claire Acres, a small development east of Gordon, Wisconsin on Highway Y, according to the Eau Claire Board chairman.

The sheriff's statement said that its department "could not have endured this case without the support of the public and I want to thank them for all the support and help."

Barron County Sheriff’s Department said earlier that the finding of Closs was a false alert. They reported heavy law enforcement presence near Walworth County, but was not related to Closs.

Authorities began to search for the teenager after deputies called to the Closs home in the city of Barron found her parents, James Closs, 56, and his wife, Denise, 46, dead.

The deputies arrived at the home around four minutes after the end of a 911 call. They found the victims, but Jayme was not there and no gun was found, the Barron County sheriff said at the time.

'The Voice' singer Chris Kroeze of Barron, Wisconsin posted to his Facebook page after learning the news.

"To all of you who joined us in keeping Jayme Closs in our thoughts and prayers...tonight our prayers have been answered! Jayme has been found!!!," Kroeze posted.

A $50,000 reward had been offered for information on Jayme Closs’ whereabouts.

A Wisconsin mayor says he's overjoyed that a teenager missing since her parents were killed in October has been found alive

Barron Mayor Ron Fladten says he hasn't heard any details about Closs' discovery. He says knowing she's been found is "unbelievable. It's like taking a big black cloud in the sky and getting rid of it and the sun comes out again."

The cousin of a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who was missing almost three months before being found safe Thursday is thanking law enforcement and the community for support.

Lacey Naiberg posted on Facebook after the Barron County sheriff reported that Jayme Closs had been found. Jayme went missing in October after her parents were killed at the family home in northern Wisconsin.

Naiberg wrote "there are no words to describe" the feeling of having so many people come together to help. She asks people to continue to pray for "Jayme's well-being and our families healing."