St. Lucie County Sheriff’s deputy K-9 dies unexpectedly

first_imgSaturday morning, the St. Lucie County Sheriff announced the unexpected death of a k-9, officials say.Sheriff Ken Mascara says K-9 Dallas showed signs of a medical emergency on Wednesday and was taken to a local area veterinarian.Sadly, Dallas never recovered and passed away late Friday evening.K-9 Dallas joined the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office on July 8, 2016, the day after a fatal shooting in Dallas where five law enforcement officers were killed and nine others injured, according to the sheriff.The K-9 was named in honor of their sacrifice.“Our agency mourns the loss of K-9 Dallas and sends love and support to his partner, Deputy Brandon Nuccio, and family during this very difficult time,” Sheriff Mascara said.last_img read more