Nearly 2,000 Tips Checked in Closs Case

Jayme Closs has been missing since October 15. Jayme Closs has been missing since October 15. |  Photo: Barron Co. Sheriff's Office

Created: October 31, 2018 02:14 PM

The sheriff of Barron County says his department has now received more than 2,100 tips in the Jayme Closs investigation, and most of them have already been checked.

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Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said Wednesday that 1,975 tips in the case have been closed and there is no new information in the case.  He asks people to continue providing tips by calling 1-855-744-3879 or emailing

"There is a tip out there that will break this case, keep them coming in. Thank you again for the community support behind the law enforcement effort on this case," Fitzgerald wrote in a Facebook post.

The 13-year-old girl has been missing since her parents were found dead in their Barron home on Oct. 15.  Fitzgerald has said the girl is not considered a suspect in the case.

An Amber Alert for Closs remains active.

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