Former Scottsville police K9 dies

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky.- The Scottsville Police Department is mourning the loss of a former police dog.

K9 Umo died Wednesday.

Umo was the first police K9 the Scottsville Police Department ever had.

After six years of service, Umo retired late last year due to medical conditions and spent the remainder of his life with his handler.

Authorities in Scottsville said Umo was an excellent asset to the police department.