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Wood River K9 Officer with aggressive cancer to be laid to rest Wednesday

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Wood River K9 Officer Degen will be laid to rest Wednesday (Credit: Wood River Police) Wood River K9 Officer Degen will be laid to rest Wednesday (Credit: Wood River Police)

WOOD RIVER, Ill. (KMOV.com) – The Wood River Police Department will be giving their final call to K9 Officer Degen Wednesday.

The department said Degen, who served 8 years in East Alton and Wood River, was diagnosed with aggressive cancer and will be laid to rest.

A police escort will take place from the Wood River Police Department to the Hawthorne Animal Hospital in Glen Carbon starting at 6:30 p.m.

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