Decatur Mayor Mike McElroy has died at age 63.
McElroy, who was Decatur's mayor since 2009 and re-elected to a fourth term in April, died Friday morning of natural causes. He was reportedly driving and had a medical problem.
McElroy was in cardiac arrest when he was brought by ambulance to St. Mary's Hospital. He was pronounced dead this morning at the hospital.
Decatur Mayor Pro Tem Julie Moore-Wolfe said the "community is heartbroken."
Gov. Bruce Rauner described McElroy as "a champion for the city of Decatur."