Just a few weeks after Omaha police officers befriended a squirrel who used to hang around their station's parking lot, the little critter died of unknown causes. Strap in, because you are about to experience a cavalcade of different emotions.

The squirrel first became a local legend when a news reporter caught an officer feeding the animal from the palm of his hand.

Other officers also found themselves drawn to the animal.

Someone even made him a Twitter account.

But then. 

No. That... that little chalk outline. "We are not investigating." Noooooooooo.

The Twitter account @OPDSquirrel sent out the following message:


Godspeed, OPD Squirrel. Godspeed.

Sources: h/t BroBible