Listen Online - Listen on Mobile Radio.com | Mobile App Info

Las Vegas Police K9 Dies Unexpectedly

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say one of its search dogs that had been scheduled for retirement has died unexpectedly.

The police department reported in a Facebook post that the K9, named Boris, died hours after completing a search Monday morning. His cause of death has not been released.

The 10-year-old dog had been handled by Officer DuWayne Layton.

Police say Boris had been well known at Marc Kahre Elementary School, where he made several appearances with Layton.

The online post says Boris had been getting ready to retire soon at a 2.5-acre site in Washington.

The police department called him a “trusted friend and partner.”

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Las Vegas

Get Started
Introducing Your New Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live