Rockbridge K-9 'Roo' laid to rest after battling with cancer

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ROCKBRIDGE Co., Va. (WDBJ7) -- After battling with cancer, a Rockbridge K-9, named 'Deputy Roo' was laid to rest on Tuesday.

Rockbridge County Sheriff's office made the announcement that Roo was laid to rest on Wednesday.

"He has already been deeply missed by his fellow deputies since his retirement last year," the office made in a statement.

The statement says Roo spent his short retirement with his partner, Deputy Eric Higgins.