Police dog pays respect to master in viral photo

Posted By VERONICA LINARES, UPI.com   |   June 3, 2013 at 2:41 PM  |  Updated June 13, 2013 at 10:45 AM   |   0 comments

June 3 (UPI) -- A photo of a police dog paying respect to Bardstown, Ky. police officer Jason Ellis at his funeral went viral on Monday.

Ellis, 33, was killed in a suspected ambush on Saturday, according to the Lexinton Herald-Leader. His canine partner, Figo, remained by his casket during the funeral, which was held at the High View Cemetery in Chaplin on Monday.

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