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Valley View police mourning after K-9 Ricco dies during emergency surgery

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Posted at 1:35 PM, Sep 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-12 13:35:59-04

VALLEY VIEW, Ohio — The Valley View Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its own.

According to a Facebook post from the department, K-9 Ricco had a medical emergency that caused his intestines to spasm.

Ricco’s handler, Officer Crumbley, took him to a vet where underwent emergency surgery on Saturday, but sadly, he died during the operation, the department stated. He was 18 months old.

“On behalf of our CVD family, our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Crumbley, his family and the men and women of the Valley View Police Department,” the Facebook post stated.

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