Ohio K9 goes missing after chasing deer

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HOCKING COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH) — Hocking County deputies are asking for help locating a missing sheriff’s office K9. 

Just after 5:30 PM, Sunday, Hocking County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Rick Torchick was playing with his K9 partner Ilka at their residence in the 29000 block of Jackson Road, when Ilka spotted a deer and began chasing the animal. 

The dog has been missing ever since.  

Deputies say Ilka was wearing a chain choker collar at the time she ran off after the deer.  

Anyone with information on Ilka’s whereabouts can call the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office at 740-385-2131.  

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