Malabar mayor passes away overnight

Tom Eschenberg was completing his second term

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Malabar Mayor Tom Eschenberg

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.

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