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Marion, IL police mourn loss of K-9

K-9 Shaya passed away on Monday afternoon. (Source: Marion Police Department/Facebook) K-9 Shaya passed away on Monday afternoon. (Source: Marion Police Department/Facebook)
Shaya was employed with the Marion Police Department since 2014. (Source: Marion PD) Shaya was employed with the Marion Police Department since 2014. (Source: Marion PD)
MARION, IL (KFVS) -

The Marion Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its K-9s.

According to the police department, Shaya passed away on Monday afternoon due to an inoperable brain tumor.

She was partnered with and patrolled the streets of Marion her handler, Officer Tyson Baker. In addition to street patrols, Shaya helped with drug searches, assisted with ERT operations and performed K-9 demonstrations in area schools and churches.

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