Proclamation honoring Angela Newby Bouggess

Proclamation honoring Angela Newby Bouggess

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS 11)--A proclamation is set to be read honoring the life of a West Louisville woman who passed away almost one year ago.

Angela Newby Bouggess is the mother of Michael Newby, the man shot and killed by former LMPD detective Mackenzie Mattingly back in January 2004.

She passed away from an illness in March 2016.

First district councilwoman Jessica Greene is sponsoring a proclamation that will be read at March 9 metro council meeting.

Newby Bouggess helped establish the Hood 2 Hood movement and the proclamation calls her an advocate for peace and justice.

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