FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (WWLP) -The Massachusetts State Police (MSP) are reporting the passing of member K-9 Echo.

Echo had served with the MSP for over 7 years, beginning in September 2014, until her recent retirement. She had spent her entire career with partner Lieutenant David Nims.

According to the MSP, Echo was “smart, fearless, and tenacious” and was involved in many important cases including searching for suspects, sniffing out drugs, and tracking missing suicidal persons.