Police Department K-9 dies from heat after vehicle breaks down

posted by Dennis Elliott - 

A Hinds County Mississippi Sheriff's Department K-9 died of a heat stroke inside a department vehicle.

The K-9 named Dex was Hinds County's top drug-detecting officer, Major Pete Luke told media. The 6-year-old Belgium Malinois belonged to Deputy Lafayette Martin who left the K9 in his running vehicle for about an hour while he was having lunch at a restaurant.

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