The Bexar County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a K-9 at their training academy.

They say at around 3:15 p.m. Wednesdayit wasdiscovered that one of the dogs from their K-9 unit had been left inside of a vehicle. The vehiclewas parked outside of the Sheriff's training academy.

The dog was immediately rushed to the veterinarian's office, but the animal died on the way.

Deputies say the dog was 5 years old, and had a past history of illnesses.

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