Domestic Violence Survivors Help Law Makers Draft Safe Child Act in Minn.
Five-year-old Mikayla Olson was about to start kindergarten.
But she never got the chance.
“We attended her funeral the day she was supposed to start,” said Mikayla’s mother, Leigh Block.
Over Labor Day weekend in 2004, Block’s ex-husband borrowed a gun, drove from Minnesota to Wisconsin, and took the little girl’s life while sitting in a rental car on the side of the road.