Decatur mourns death of Mayor Mike McElroy

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DECATUR - The city of Decatur is mourning the death of Mayor Mike McElroy. Assistant City Manager Billy Tyus confirmed the death this morning. Tyus says the mayor was driving this morning when he had a medical emergency.

Mayor McElroy was pronounced dead at 8:38 AM at St. Mary's Hospital. 

McElroy had served as Mayor of Decatur since 2009. He was re-elected in April to serve another 4 year term.

Mayor Mike McElroy was 63 years old.

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