Malabar mayor passes away overnight

Tom Eschenberg was completing his second term

Published On: Jun 01 2012 12:08:47 PM EDT
ORLANDO, Fla. -

Malabar Mayor Tom Eschenberg died Thursday night after going to the hospital for a breathing issue, according to Malabar City officials.

Flags are now flying at half-staff within the south Brevard town.

Eschenberg was completing his second term as mayor and previously served on town council during the 1990s.