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Retired Polk County Sheriff's Office K-9 dies

K-9 Kony recently crossed the "Rainbow Bridge."
Credit: Polk County Sheriff's Office

POLK COUNTY, Fla. — The Polk County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of one of its retired K-9 deputies.

K-9 Kony died recently at 12 years old, according to the sheriff's office. The four-legged former deputy courageously served Polk County from 2011-2017.

"Yesterday we said goodbye to retired K-9 Kony," the sheriff's office wrote, in part.

The sheriff's office said Kony crossed the "Rainbow Bridge" as both a retired law enforcement dog and a beloved pet to the Hill family.

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