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Tree-Lighting Ceremony for Jayme Closs

Tree-Lighting Ceremony for Jayme Closs

Created: December 10, 2018 12:09 PM

The Barron School District is holding a Tree of Hope Ceremony for 13-year-old Jayme Closs, who disappeared nearly 2 months ago. A tree lighting ceremony will be held on Wednesday, December 12 at the Riverview Middle School.  

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Jayme has been missing since early on Oct. 15, when a 911 call brought sheriff's deputies to her home in Barron, Wisconsin.  Authorities found her parents, James and Denise Closs dead inside the home. Investigators believe Jayme was abducted.

The Tree of Hope ceremony is a community-wide event and will begin at 4:45 p.m. 

It will include the Blessing of the Tree and a message of hope and comments from Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald, whose department is heading the search for the missing teen.

According to a post on the Barron County Sheriff's Facebook page, finding Jayme Closs remains a number one priority.  The department continues to follow up on leads.

Anyone who sees Jayme or has information on her is asked to call a tip line at 1-855-744-3879.

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