The 13-year-old from Barron, Wisconsin who went missing after her parents’ murder in October had escaped and found help, according to a report by CNN affiliate KMSP in Minneapolis .
KMSP reported that Jayme was found at 4:43 p.m. after the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a tip from a resident. Family told the station the Jayme had escaped and asked for help from the first person she found for help.
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"I heard she escaped and found a woman walking with a dog and asked for help and that's all I know," Sue Allard, Jayme's aunt, told KMSP.
A suspect is in custody shortly after Jayme was found, according to the Barron County Sheriff.
"I was devastated, but now, for this to be true, and Jayme, I cannot wait to give her a hug," Allard told KMSP. "I cannot wait to see her."
A news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday for more information.