FENTON — St. Louis County Police officer Sean Becker first thought the child wandering around the car wash in Fenton was from the neighborhood. But aware that a girl had disappeared in Louisiana, Mo., some 70 miles away, the officer asked, "Is your last name Maier?" She nodded yes.
St. Louis County Police officer recalls finding missing Missouri girl
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