K9 Sonja

K9 Sonja

Dorchester County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, March 9, 2007

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K9 Sonja and her handler, Deputy Sheriff Phillip Michael Deese, were killed in a head-on traffic collision.

Sonja's handler was driving westbound on I-26 in an unincorporated part of Dorchester County when a pick-up truck crossed the median, hitting the deputy's patrol car head on. The crash killed the deputy, the driver of the pick-up, and Sonja.


  • Breed Unknown Breed
  • Gender Female
  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace K9 Sonja.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 2, 2020

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