Gary Bell

Bacterial Infection Claims Life Of Richmond City CouncilmanBell, who served on the City Council from 2000 to 2005 and was elected again to the council last fall, was hospitalized just days after the Nov. 6 election, according to family members and city officials.
Illness Prevents Newly Elected Richmond City Councilman From Taking OfficeA serious illness that struck Gary Bell several days after he was elected to the Richmond City Council will likely prevent him from being sworn into office, leaving the council with a big decision over how to fill the vacancy.