Amite Mayor Buddy Bel passes away

Amite Mayor Buddy Bel passes away
Buddy Bel

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - The Mayor of Amite, Buddy Bel, has passed away at the age of 75.

His death was confirmed by Amite’s fire chief Bruce Cutrer.

According to Cutrer, Bel was hospitalized Tuesday after a fall and passed away Sunday afternoon.

Bel was elected mayor in 2012 and was serving his second term.

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