Sussex County NJ police pet dog Kilo dies pursuing sudden ailment

A German shepherd who “never ever wasted a one minute” on the job during his short but

A German shepherd who “never ever wasted a one minute” on the job during his short but impactful time with the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office died Sunday next a unexpected illness, Sheriff Michael Strada announced this 7 days.

K-9 Kilo, a black and tan German shepherd, was 8 many years old when he died on June 26. Kilo was an exuberant 17-thirty day period-aged puppy when he was obtained in 2014 utilizing narcotics dollars seized in the county. 

Partnered with Sgt. Kieran McMorrow, then a detective, Kilo retired in January 2018 due in big aspect to a modify in statewide mandates in patrol and narcotics detention as perfectly as an injury whilst on the career, Strada reported. Kilo lived out the remainder of his decades with McMorrow, his wife and two children.