Police German Shepherd Caine died last Thursday to a severe illness that he could not survive. (Courtesy Photo)

Last ride for beloved deceased police K-9

PEABODY — A police procession scheduled for Wednesday will honor Caine, the deceased department K-9 credited with finding since 2016 more than 30 people reported missing or sought by police. 

Caine died Thursday with his handler, Officer Corey Salvo, by his side after veterinarians at Bulger Veterinary Hospital in Lawrence determined last Wednesday that Caine, a German shepherd, could not survive his illness. 

"He served the Peabody Police Department and Officer Salvo with fierce loyalty, commitment and distinction," Peabody Police stated in a Facebook post. 

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