WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — The handler of slain K9 Cigo is getting a new partner.
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Deputy Ryan Soriano is being teamed up with K9 Retu.
K9 Retu steps in for K9 Cigo, shot and killed in the line of duty at the Mall at Wellington Green on Christmas Eve.
According to a tweet from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Foundation, the foundation acquired the dog with help from a grant from Felicia Taylor and her family charity, the Mary Hilem Taylor Foundation.
Soriano also received a watercolor painting of K9 Cigo from artist Laura Lodge.