Procession honors Janesville Police K-9 that died following cancer battle
JANESVILLE, Wis. — A former Janesville Police K-9 that died earlier this week was honored Thursday with a procession.
K-9 Fred died Tuesday after a years-long battle with melanoma. He joined the Janesville Police Department in November 2015 and continued to work despite the cancer diagnosis.
Police said he died peacefully Tuesday with officers and his family surrounding him.
Fred was honored with an event in Janesville, after which the procession made its way to Madison.
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