CAPE CORAL, Fla. — The City of Cape Coral has confirmed the passing of Mayor Joe Coviello.
Joe Coviello was first elected in 2017 when he beat out Mike Hollow in Cape Coral's mayoral race.
"It is with profound sadness and grief that we confirm that Mayor Joe Coviello passed away unexpectedly today. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Diane, his two sons, Ross and Alex, and the rest of his family". Maureen Buice, Public Information Specialist.
"His passing was due to an unexpected medical incident. Any further details will be announced as they become available," Said Buice
The city is asking the public to respect the privacy of his family while they mourn their loss.
Coviello leaves behind a wife and two sons.