Edinburgh police K9 Kira dies after training exercises

EDINBURGH — The Edinburgh Police Department said its K9 Kira became ill during a monthly training exercise and later died.
Police said K9 Kira and her handler were doing their monthly training exercise Thursday  when Kira fell sick. K9 Kira was transported to a vet where doctors stated that she had signs of pneumonia and an infection.
Despite the treatment by Indy Vet, K9 Kira passed away in the arms of her Handler Officer Ryan Coy on Sunday, officers said, who asked the community to keep Officer Coy and the entire Edinburgh Police Department in their thoughts.
The department thanked Lawrence PD Adam Hazlewood, Bartholomew County Sheriff school resource officer Jessica Pendleton and 31 Auto Andy Grider for their assistance.