(WBAY) – Brown County K-9 Wix died of heat exhaustion/hyperthermia after a failure of the air conditioning and a K-9 heat alarm in a squad car, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
The Sheriff’s Office held a news conference Friday afternoon to release the findings of an investigative report on the August 12 death of Wix at the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.
Chief Deputy Todd Delain told reporters that Deputy Austin Lemberger, Wix’s handler, violated no policy or procedure during the incident. He’s never been placed on any administrative leave in connection to Wix’s death.
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