A manhunt was underway on SR-207 at Wildwood Drive shortly before 6 a.m.
Sheriff's Investigators said they were searching for a suspect involved in a disturbance call. K9 Baron engaged someone in a wooded area, deputies heard a male voice, then it went silent.
When deputies found K9 Baron, he had been drowned. Baron was partnered with Deputy Farrah Ashe.
A memorial service for our beloved K-9, Baron, will be held at the St. Augustine Amphitheater, 1340 A1A South, on Tuesday, October 14th at 11:00 am.
The service will be open to the public however no personal pets will be allowed due to the large amount of Law Enforcement Service dogs expected to attend.
St. Johns County Sheriff's Office
1 year 5 months
End of Watch:
October 7, 2014