A Windsor woman who wandered away from her friends and got lost in Enders State Park in Granby spent almost eight hours alone in the woods before a state police bloodhound team was able to track her down.

Police say Granby Police and Fire conducted a ground search for 40-year-old Joy Dilibero,   but asked for help from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection when they were unable to locate her.

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Thor (Courtesy Connecticut State Police)

After about another hour and a half,   the State Police K-9 team was called,   and they determined that a bloodhound team was required in the heavily-wooded area.

Trooper Joseph Morelli and his bloodhound “Thor” responded and were able to find her in about 40 minutes,  shortly before 3 a.m.  She had suffered minor cuts and scrapes, and was disoriented, but cleared by medical personnel.


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