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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Montgomery Police K9 who worked his way
into the hearts of many after he sustained multiple gunshot wounds while
defending his handler from a robbery suspect back in 2011, passed away
suddenly on Saturday.
The Montgomery Police Department says police
K9 Bodi faced several health concerns due to aging following
retirement. Bodi became ill late Saturday afternoon - he was transported
to the Taylor Crossing Animal Hospital where he later died.
an 11-year-old German Shepherd, was honorably retried from MPD service
in January while recovering from injuries sustained while in the line of
Bodi made headlines after being shot multiple times,
including in the face, while protecting his handler during the December
2011 pursuit of an armed robbery suspect. Bodi and his handler tracked
the suspect into a nearby neighborhood where he was hiding in a storage
building behind a residence. Bodi was shot while trying to apprehend the
suspect who attempted to flee. As a result from injuries sustained
during that incident, Bodi lost one eye and was partially blinded in the
other. He did recover from those injuries and enjoyed life after
retirement at home with his handler and his family.
Bodi continued to serve MPD with occasional visits to local elementary schools.
Police Chief Kevin Murphy expressed his gratitude to the Montgomery
community for its outpouring of support for Bodi and the staff at Taylor
Crossing. MPD is making plans for a private burial.