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Detroit Lakes Police Sergeant Robert Strand was the owner of Macho.

Spleen tumor takes life of K9 Macho

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By Paula Quam / Forum News Service

Detroit Lakes is saying goodbye to one of its favorite heroes.

Macho, the city’s only K9 police dog, was put to sleep Tuesday night after a tumor was discovered in his spleen.

After being incredibly sick for a couple of days, owner Detroit Lakes Police Sergeant Robert Strand says it was the only good decision for the 10-year-old German Shepherd.

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