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Will to survive: Wisconsin girl, missing for months, escapes captor


Added 01-11-19 04:10:07pm EST - “A 21-year-old Wisconsin man was charged on Friday with holding a 13-year-old gir...” - Reuters.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Reuters.com: “Will to survive: Wisconsin girl, missing for months, escapes captor”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

(Reuters) - A 21-year-old Wisconsin man was charged on Friday with holding a 13-year-old girl captive for three months after murdering her parents, one day after the teen managed to escape and was discovered by a woman walking her dog.

Thousands of volunteers and hundreds of law enforcement officers had searched around the clock around the small town of Barron after Jayme Closs’ parents were found shot dead in their home, the front door open and the girl gone.

Relying on what Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald called “the will of a kid to survive,” a disheveled Closs escaped a house in the tiny town of Gordon where she had been held captive, about 60 miles (100 km) north of Barron, and found a woman with her dog on Thursday afternoon.

“This is Jayme Closs!” the woman said when the neighbor opened the door, according to the Star Tribune of Minneapolis. “Call 911!”

Both the woman and the neighbor recognized the teen immediately due to the enormous public campaign after her disappearance, Fitzgerald said.

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