Cancer Takes The Life Of Delaware County Police Dog

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 10:15 am
By: News On 6

JAY, Oklahoma -- A Delaware County Sheriff's Office police dog has lost his battle with cancer.

Chico died Tuesday at 8:44 a.m.

Last year, Chico, who was 7-years-old was diagnosed with Lymphoma cancer and was undergoing chemotherapy treatments.

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He also had other medical problems stemming from an incident when his handler, sheriff's deputy Steve Brownell, was shot in the line of duty.

A memorial service is being planned for sometime next week by the Delaware County Sheriff's Office.