Vicksburg K-9 dies in tragic accident

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Thor, a 7 year veteran of the Vicksburg Police Department died from a heat stroke.

The department says Thor was at the department in an idling car Tuesday afternoon when the car malfunctioned and shut off. Officers found the dog in distress and rushed him to the vet where he later died.

According to them, the 8-year-old German Shepherd was responsible for more than 60 felony arrests and apprehensions and countless drug arrests. Thor was trained in criminal apprehension and narcotics detection.

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