6-year-old Fulton Co. K-9 deputy dies suddenly from cancer

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FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office says a working K-9 deputy had to be euthanized suddenly after vets discovered he had inoperable cancer.
 

The Sheriff’s Office said Marco Henry was a 6-year-old Belgian Malinois who worked as a highly-trained all patrol officer up until early this week.
 
“Marco had not exhibited any signs of being ill prior to Wednesday morning.  He gave 110% everyday on the job and was a loved member of Sgt. (Corey) Henry’s family with whom he lived,” the Sheriff’s Office said.
 
Marco was the agency’s only all patrol K-9 deputy. The other K-9s in the department were trained for explosives ordinance disposal.
 
The Sheriff’s Office posted a gallery of Marco at work on its Facebook page.



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