State Trooper goes beyond the call of duty to help elderly man, buries his dog

AUSTERLITZ, NY (WRGB ) - A NYS Trooper went beyond the call of duty to help an elderly man whose dog died.

State Police Trooper Louis E. Godfroy IV responded to the home of a 92 year old Austerlitz man after his dog had been killed on State Route 22.

Trooper Godfroy then retrieved the body of the man's golden retriever, returning it to the man's home.

Police say the Trooper then returned the next day while he was off duty and buried the man's dog.

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