Stearns County Dog Who Helped Find Lost Toddler Dies [AUDIO]
ST. CLOUD, (AP) – A bloodhound credited with helping save the life of a toddler in Stearns County has died.
Olivia was the K-9 partner of sheriff’s Deputy Robert Theisen.
Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner says A necropsy determined Olivia died of a twisted stomach recently.
Three-year-old Elizabeth Schefers disappeared on her family’s farm in Brockway in November 2012. Olivia and another bloodhound tracked the girl’s scent to a hay bale. The toddler fell from the hay bale, suffered broken bones and was trapped in a small space behind the bale.