By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Allegheny County’s former fiscal watchdog has died of COVID-19.

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Mark Patrick Flaherty was the Allegheny County Controller from 2004 to 2012.

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He was the son of former County Commissioner and Judge Jim Flaherty as well as the nephew of former Pittsburgh Mayor Pete Flaherty.

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He was 59-years-old.