Retired Pasco police K9 Lemon passes away

The Pasco Police Department announced the passing of former Police K9 Lemon on Monday.

According to a Facebook post, K9 Lemon died due to a medical crisis.

Lemon recently underwent emergency surgeries due to a flipped, or bloated stomach.

K9 Lemon served alongside Pasco police for 8 years.

He retired last month due to illness.

In the post, police said, “Our hearts and condolences go out to Officer Madsen and his family during this difficult time. We also wish to thank our amazing community for the outpouring of love and support during the last few weeks for Lemon and his family.”