CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A Clayton County Police K-9 passed away after suffering a "medical emergency" at the Atlanta airport, according to the police department.
Last Thursday-- just before the Memorial Day weekend, the police department said K-9 Wade experienced the emergency while inside a patrol vehicle at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.
Officers immediately rushed the K-9 to the nearest animal control facility, where a veteran told them he had died, according to the police department.
K-9 Wade was taken to a veterinary school, where a necropsy will be performed, the police department said.
The Clayton County Police Department is investigating what happened.
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