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Peru mayor returns to office after April heart attack

Peru Mayor Miles Hewitt
Posted at 8:34 AM, Nov 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-03 08:34:40-04

PERU — A north central Indiana mayor is back on the job after a heart attack sidelined him in April.

A Miami County judge ruled this week that Peru Mayor Miles Hewitt is able to perform all of his required job duties.

The judge heard testimony from the mayor and consulted a letter from his cardiologist.

Peru city council president Patricia Russell was appointed acting mayor back in May.

Hewitt's term runs through 2023.