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Palatka police mourning death of K-9 officer

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PALATKA, Fla. – The Palatka Police Department is mourning the loss of a K-9 officer who died last week unexpectedly as a result of a medical condition.

K-9 Tango spent two years with the police department with his assigned partner, Officer Orestes Cossio, before passing way Friday.

The department shared news of Tango's death in a Facebook post Monday, thanking the canine for his service to the city.

A memorial service has not been announced.