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Snake Handling Preacher Dies from Snake Bite

Snake Handling Preacher Dies from Snake Bite
Posted February 17th, 2014 @ 3:45pm

Oh, the irony. Kentucky pastor Jamie Coots was known for snake-handling during his services, but one of his snakes, which were venomous snakes, bit him during his Saturday evening service at his church in Middlesboro, Kentucky, Full Gospel Tabernacle Jesus Name. Coots died shortly after.

Coots starred in the reality show "Snake Salvation" which drew controversy; when asked about his religous methods he stated "We use them in our religous ceremonies and I believe as for me, if I don't have them there to use I'm not obeying the word of God."

Coots Delivers Sermon With His Snakes:

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