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Posted on: September 1, 2021

VIRGINIA STATE POLICE ANNOUNCE PASSING OF K9

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While tracking a hit-and-run suspect in Shenandoah County this week, Senior Trooper J. R. Lewis noticed his K9 partner, Duke, beginning to show signs of heat exhaustion. Lewis returned Duke to the vehicle and began cooling and hydration. They immediately headed to an emergency veterinary clinic. Duke underwent treatment to help him recover, but succumbed to complications a few days later.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office sends condolences to the Virginia State Police and Senior Trooper J. R. Lewis in the loss of K9 Duke.

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