Gwinnett County Police K-9 Eli was laid rest today (Thursday). The nine-year-old Eli died in the line of duty last week. While searching for a suspect in Snellville, when it appears he succumbed to the intense heat of the day. He died later at a veterinarian office.
The eight-year veteran of the force was given a police funeral procession and was buried with full police honors.
Eli was buried at the Oak Rest Pet Cemetery in Bethlehem.