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Texas Police K9 Dies From Heat After Tracking Suspect

Texas Police K9 Dies From Heat After Tracking Suspect

Police in Arlington (TX) say a K9 who became overcome by heat while assisting officers during a search for an aggravated assault suspect has died.

Mojo the Belgian Malinois did not give up until his body gave in.

Early in the afternoon Tuesday, police asked the public to pray for Mojo, who became ill during a search for 17-year-old Deon Arnold Jr., a suspect in a shooting incident that took place on June 12. The suspect was later apprehended.

Mojo came to Arlington from Holland in the Netherlands. He’s been with the Arlington Police Department since June of 2010.

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