BROOKVILLE, Ind. — Retired Franklin County, Indiana Sheriff Department K-9, Lito died, according to a news release sent out Wednesday night.
Lito, a Dutch Shepherd, served as a member of the department from 2010 until 2017.
He aided in numerous drug-related arrests, suspect apprehensions, missing person searches and appeared at numerous public events.
At the time of his death, 14-year-old Lito was living at the home of his handler, Sgt. Adam Henson.