Police K9 Left in Hot Car Dies
August 13, 2010
CINCINNATI — Authorities say a Cincinnati police dog has died after an officer left it in a hot car.
Police say 13-year department member Brian Trotta inadvertently left the female German shepherd, Juno, in the car while responding to a family emergency. He is on administrative leave while police investigate.
Police didn’t say whether the car was a police cruiser.
Cincinnati has been under a heat emergency this week with temperatures in the upper 90s.
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