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Geneseo Police Mourn K9 Officer

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Geneseo police are mourning the loss of one of their own. K9 Bobby succumbed to a duty-related illness Friday.

Officers say he was on patrol with his handler when he became violently ill and had to be rushed to the vet for emergency surgery. He was diagnosed with a twisted intestine, which had an immediate onset. The condition was diagnosed as non-recoverable and he passed way.

K9 Bobby had been with the Department since October of 2007.