CMPD K-9 Owen passes away after battle with cancer

CMPD K-9 Owen passes away after battle with cancer
CMPD tweeted about their beloved K-9′s death Tuesday afternoon.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - K-9 Owen from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has passed away after his battle with cancer.

CMPD tweeted about their beloved K-9′s death Tuesday afternoon.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of CMPD K-9 Owen,” the tweet read.

Officers say Owen lost his battle with cancer Tuesday morning.

Owen worked at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport and police say he made a huge impact on finding narcotics and stopping the trade.

“K-9 Owen will be dearly missed,” the tweet said.

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