Husband of Fort Pierce mayor dies

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On Sunday, Nov. 22, the Fort Pierce Police department posted a message that Mayor Linda Hudson's husband had died. (City of Fort Pierce){ }

The husband of Linda Hudson, the mayor of the City of Fort Pierce, has died.

The Fort Pierce Police Department posted a message on its Facebook page sending their condolences to Mayor Hudson and her family on the passing of her husband john Kox Bailey.

On behalf of our entire Fort Pierce Police Department family, we extend our deepest sympathies to Honorable Linda Hudson, Mayor of the City of Fort Pierce, and her family, on the loss of her husband, John Knox Bailey.
May you find comfort in knowing we share your sorrow and remain in our prayers during this difficult time. -Chief Diane Hobley-Burney

It is not immediately known how Bailey died.

CBS12 News has reached out to the mayor's office for a statement.