Inglewood mayor James T. Butts Jr. was admitted to UCLA Medical Center after suffering a heart attack according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
He was admitted days prior to the regular city council meeting, held March 9, where he was notably absent.
On March 9, Butts sent city employees an early morning email extending the closure of city hall until the first week of June.
According to City Manager Artie Fields, on March 8, Mayor Butts was in his city hall office and around 5:30pm experienced a cardiac event, and was transported to the hospital for a medical procedure. He was released on March 11 and will return to work March 12.
2UrbanGirls wishes Mayor Butts a speedy recovery.