Nicholasville Police say goodbye to K9 Benton


NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- Nicholasville say that one of their K9’s, Benton, has died from a sudden illness.

They say he will be sorely missed.

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Benton has been apart of the Nicholasville Police family since 2014 and had been on the front lines of trying to rid the community of deadly legal narcotics.

The department says Benton was named after a former Nicholasville Police Officer, Brett, Benton, who had been killed in Afghanistan.

They say K9 Benton was a model employee who always came to work eager to do his part.