Ohio K-9 left in hot cruiser dies

A female German shepherd named Juno was left in a cruiser inadvertently while her handler responded to a family emergency


Associated Press

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Authorities say a Cincinnati police dog has died after an officer left it in a hot car.

Police say 13-year department member Brian Trotta inadvertently left the female German shepherd, Juno, in the car while responding to a family emergency. He is on administrative leave while police investigate.

Police didn't say whether the car was a police cruiser.

Cincinnati has been under a heat emergency this week with temperatures in the upper 90s.

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