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Police dog killed on duty honored with special casket

Posted at 9:04 PM, Feb 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-23 22:04:08-05

A police dog in Salt Lake City who was killed on duty is being honored with a custom casket.

The dog, named Hondo, was killed last week while assisting the U.S. Marshal’s Office in apprehending a dangerous fugitive, according to Herriman City Police Department.

k9 Hondo from Rawtin Garage on Facebook.jpg

'What an honor it was to paint a hero’s casket," shared Rawtin Garage on Facebook.

Hondo’s casket 💔 🐕

A public memorial service for Hondo will be held Saturday, Feb 22 at one of the local high schools in the area.