CBS Minnesota spoke to Jayme's aunt Sue on Thursday evening, who said her niece was now in the hospital.
A suspect was taken into custody shortly after she was found, according to Fitzgerald.
Detectives have pursued thousands of tips, watched dozens of surveillance videos and spent countless hours searching for Closs in the months since her disappearance. Neighbors, family and volunteers gathered to help with searches of the area. We are receiving support from the FBI and WI DCI agents as this investigation continues. Deer hunters were asked to keep an eye out for any evidence that might offer a break in the case.
But investigators did not recover any DNA evidence or fingerprints.More news: Woman in vegetative state gives birth at Hacienda Healthcare in Phoenix
Tim Collins of Shoreview, Minn., searches for evidence with his 4-year-old dog, Gretchen, near Barron in October. "If there's something out here, (Gretchen) will smell it", Collins said. Investigators believed Jayme was kidnapped before her parents were gunned down in their home.
Authorities at the home of James and Denise Closs, found dead on Monday in Barron, Wisconsin. Some tips led officials to recruit 2,000 volunteers for a massive ground search on October 23.
On Thursday evening the Barron County Sheriff's Department was notified by the Douglas CO WI Sheriff's Department that they had located Jayme Closs alive.
Earlier in the day, the Barron County Sheriff reported that Jayme's case was not connected to a large police presence in Walworth County.More news: Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 with 48-megapixel camera launched: Price, specifications, features
Denise's sister Jennifer Naiberg Smith said Closs was being checked out at a hospital in Duluth, but authorities said she was expected to be on her way back home later Thursday night. He wrote that he had no additional details to report, but has scheduled a news conference for 10 a.m. Friday in Barron.
Stay with WEAU for more information as this story develops.
A sign is seen in the small town of Barron, Wis., Oct. 23, 2018, where 13-year-old Jayme Closs was discovered missing Oct. 15 after her parents were found fatally shot at their home.More news: Week 6 Fortnite Challenges: Chilly Gnomes; Weapon Damage Bug (Season 7)