Cape Coral, Fla .– Cape Coral Mayor Joe Coviello died suddenly on Wednesday morning, according to councilor.
The city is alerting Cape Coral Council members and other city leaders.
His position change plans have not been finalized.
Cape Coral City released a statement Wednesday morning:
It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we confirm the sudden death of Mayor Joe Koviello today. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Diane, his two sons Ross and Alex and the rest of his family.
We ask that you respect his family’s privacy as they mourn their loss.
Mayor of Coviello was elected in November 2017 and is a pillar of the community and serves the people of Cape Coral with dignity and respect. His departure was due to an unexpected medical accident, more details will be announced when available.