Bellefontaine police K9 dies

Published: Saturday, September 08, 2012 @ 4:34 PM
Updated: Saturday, September 08, 2012 @ 4:34 PM

The Bellefontaine Police Department is mourning the death of one its K9 officers that died Friday.

K9 Benno died at the home of his handler of a stomach illness, Chief Brandon K. Standley said.

A K9 officer in the city’s police department for more than 7 years, Benno was used in both drug and search operations.

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A public memorial service is being planned for Benno, Standley said.