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Botetourt County K-9 with cancer honored for his accomplishments

K-9 Baron has served Botetourt County since 2011.

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. – Members of the Botetourt County Sheriff's Office gathered Thursday evening to honor a K-9 officer one last time.

Vets discovered that Baron had an advanced stage of cancer Thursday and the Sheriff's Office wanted to honor him and all he's done for them one last time.

K-9 Baron has served Botetourt County since 2011.

He has been a part of several cases, including one just two weeks ago when he helped track down a wanted suspect after tracking that person for three miles.