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Wyo. law enforcement mourns death of retired K9

Lyra (courtesy of the Laramie County Sheriff’s Office)

The Laramie County Sheriff’s Office has announced the death of a deputy K9 who had retired from service late last year.

The announcement was made on the LCSO Facebook page on Monday Morning, May 17. Officials say that the K9, identified as Lyra, worked for the Sheriff’s Office for seven years, starting in June 2013.

“She worked many missions which included; Cheyenne Frontier Days and also Presidential duties,” LCSO said Monday. “Lyra had a great home life as she did when she was working, and in her retirement with her handler, Deputy Murray, they shared her last moments together.”

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Officials report that Lyra had plenty of toys, treats and love.

“Lyra will be missed, respected and loved. Thank you for your service girl, your watch has ended,” officials wrote on social media.