Bellefontaine Police Dog Succumbs To Illness

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Benno, one of the Bellefontaine Police Department's police dogs, died after a brief illness.

Benno, a Belgian Shepherd Dog, had been in service for eight years and was involved in a number of drug cases.

The dog had been receiving treatment for about three days before he died at the home of Officer Chris Marlow.

A tribute to Benno was slated for 10 a.m. Thursday at the Mary Rutan Park.

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