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K9 Kela | Duplin County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Duplin County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

K9 Kela

Duplin County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Bio & Incident Details

Breed: Belgian Shepherd

Age: 9

Gender: F

Tour: Not available

Cause: Heat exhaustion

Incident Date: 8/19/2014

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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K9 Kela died after accidentally being left in her handler's cruiser overnight.

Kela's handler was on duty when he received a call that he need to pickup one of his children from school after the child became sick. Once he arrived home he forgot to remove Kela from the patrol car and discovered the next morning that she had died of heat exhaustion.

No charges were filed against K9 Kela's handler.

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How terribly sad!

Rest in peace Kela!

Michelle - wife of US Marshal
October 7, 2014

 

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