DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. – A police canine in northern Indiana died of obvious warmth stroke behind his handler’s squad automotive, WANE studies.
Based on a launch from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Division, Faculty Useful resource Officer Courtney Fuller and Okay-9 Mojo returned residence from obligation round three p.m. Thursday.
Fuller turned “distracted by a state of affairs” involving his new child youngster, and did not take away Mojo from the again of the automotive.
Round 7:15 p.m. Fuller observed Mojo wasn’t in his kennel, and he discovered Mojo lifeless of an obvious warmth stroke behind his squad automotive.
Fuller contacted his supervisor, who contacted the Allen County Sheriff’s Division to conduct an investigation, in response to Sheriff Don Lauer. Fuller has been positioned on suspension pending the results of the investigation, Lauer stated.
Mojo was taken to Purdue College for a necropsy to verify the reason for demise.
“The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Division regrets this tragic mistake and mourns the lack of considered one of its members,” Lauer wrote in a launch.
The investigation is ongoing.