Fulton County Sheriff’s Office mourns loss of retired K-9 deputy

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of its retired K-9 deputies.

The sheriff’s office made a Facebook post on Monday saying one of its retired K-9 deputies, K-9 Diesel, passed away over the weekend.

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K-9 Diesel retired from the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office on his 9th birthday back in January of this year.

Diesel served six years with the FCSO and became the first cell phone detection dog for the agency.

FCSO said Diesel enjoyed the “leisurely life” and remained with his K-9 Handler, FCSO Sgt. B. Thomas.