By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police K9 Edo is ending his service with the bureau.

(Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Police)

Pittsburgh Police announced on Saturday that Edo will have to be put down “due to illness.” Police did not specify what type of illness Edo was suffering.

A procession will be held today with the PBP Bomb Squad, SWAT and K9 units to honor Edo’s service.

Edo served as a K9 officer with Pittsburgh Police since 2013 and worked in explosives detection.