Wethersfield Police Canine dies of injuries from chase

Whethersfield Police Canine Officer Thor (Photo: Facebook/WethersfieldPolice)
Whethersfield Police Canine Officer Thor (Photo: Facebook/WethersfieldPolice)


WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Wethersfield Police Canine has died from injuries it suffered in a foot chase, the department says.

Police say canine Thor was hurt Monday while running after a kidnapping suspect, but did not say exactly what happened. Thor died Tuesday night.

Whethersfield Police Canine Officer Thor with Officer Martins (Photo: Facebook/WethersfieldPolice)
Whethersfield Police Canine Officer Thor with Officer Martins (Photo: Facebook/WethersfieldPolice)

The police department will post details about formal arrangements to honor Thor once those arrangements are made.

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