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Deputy, canine help locate missing couple

By Stephen Betts | Sep 06, 2020
Photo by: Stephen Betts Knox County Sheriff's Office Deputy Tim Davis stands next to his K-9 partner, Marek, in a 2019 photograph.

Cushing — A Knox County deputy and his canine partner helped find an elderly couple who were lost in the woods Thursday night.

The Knox County Regional Communications Center received a report at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3 of the couple being missing after going for a walk at the Cross Cushing Nature Preserve.

Inland Fisheries and Wildlife did not have a canine in the area, so Knox County Deputy Tim Davis and his canine Marek, a three-year-old German shepherd, responded to the scene. Marek was able to track the couple from their vehicle and located them in a thickly wooded area.

The two were uninjured and Deputy Davis and Marek walked the pair back to their vehicle.

Inland Fisheries and Wildlife was on its way to the scene when the couple was located. Cushing Fire and Rescue also responded.

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Comments (6)
Posted by: Steven and Susan Clark | Sep 07, 2020 19:30

Good job



Posted by: Katherine Holland | Sep 07, 2020 17:46

Kudos to Marek and Deputy Tim Davis!



Posted by: Valerie Wass | Sep 07, 2020 15:15

Such a nice positive heart warming article



Posted by: Jack Lane | Sep 07, 2020 07:27

That Davis family, dog and all, is the best!



Posted by: Lisa Washer | Sep 06, 2020 16:05

great job guys! Protect and serve!



Posted by: Kathryn Fogg | Sep 06, 2020 10:42

Great story.



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