The Niagara County (N.Y.) Sheriff's Office lost one of its K-9 dogs, while officers were searching an abandoned hospital for a reported burglar.

Deputy Craig Beiter and Rocky were searching St. Mary's Hospital in Niagara Falls on Sunday, when Rocky jumped over a over a three-foot retaining wall and fell about 60 feet to his death, reports WIVB-TV.

Authorities later arrested Marcus Johnson, 24, of Buffalo. Police said he admitted that he and others had entered the building to steal copper.

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