City Hall clock to shine in blue in honor of fallen LMPD detective
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The clock atop City Hall in downtown Louisville will turn blue Wednesday in honor of LMPD Det. Deidre Mengedoht.
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Mengedoht was killed while conducting a traffic stop on a busy stretch of Interstate 64 on Monday.
Roger Burdette, an MSD worker who was driving an MSD truck, allegedly slammed into the back of Mengedoht’s stopped police vehicle on I-64 just near the Belvedere. Burdette pleaded not guilty Wednesday to the charges of murder and operating under the influence.
Mengedoht, 32, a seven-year veteran of the force, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The clock will remain blue until Mengedoht’s funeral services, which have yet to be announced.
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