A US teenager missing for nearly three months after her parents were killed in the family home in Wisconsin has been found alive barely an hour's drive away.
A woman stumbled across the 13-year-old girl and pounded on her neighbours' door shouting: 'This is Jayme Closs! Call 911!'
Jayme was skinny and dirty, wearing shoes too big for her feet, but appeared outwardly well when she was discovered on Thursday afternoon near the small town of Gordon, the neighbours said.
'I honestly still think I'm dreaming right now. It was like I was seeing a ghost,' Peter Kasinskas told the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
'My jaw just went to the floor.'
Authorities said a suspect was in custody but otherwise didn't give any additional details ahead of a planned news conference today in Barron, northwestern Wisconsin.
Jayme went missing on October 15 after police discovered someone had broken into the family's home outside Barron and fatally shot her parents, James and Denise Closs.
Jayme was nowhere to be found, with the Barron County Sheriff's Department describing her as likely abducted.
Detectives pursued thousands of tips, watched dozens of surveillance videos and conducted numerous searches in the effort to find Jayme. Some tips led officials to recruit 2000 volunteers for a massive ground search on October 23, but it yielded no clues.
Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said in November that he kept similar cases in the back of his mind as he worked to find Jayme, including the abduction of Elizabeth Smart, who was 14 when she was taken from her Salt Lake City home in 2002.
She was rescued nine months later with the help of two witnesses who recognised her abductors from an America's Most Wanted episode on television.
The Star Tribune reported that Town of Gordon resident Kristin Kasinskas heard a knock on her door yesterday afternoon. It was her neighbour, who had been out walking her dog when Jayme approached her asking for help.
During the 20 minutes Jayme was in their home, Ms Kasinskas and her husband Peter tried to make her feel more comfortable, they said. They offered her water and food, but she declined both.
Jayme was quiet, her emotions 'pretty flat', Peter Kasinskas said.