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February 17th, 2014
07:19 PM ET

Snake-handling Pastor Dies of Snakebite

A Kentucky pastor who starred in a reality show about snake-handling in church has died - by snakebite. Jamie Coots died Saturday after refusing treatment. CNN's Brooke Baldwin discusses his ironic death with the director of a documentary on Pentecostal beliefs in Appalachia and the co-editor of CNN's Belief Blog.

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  1. PAUL BRIAN

    WOW!A WHOLE PASTOR REFUSING TREATMENT! ALTERNATIVELY, HE WOULD HAVE PRAYED.

    February 22, 2014 at 2:49 pm |
  2. Ete

    Is a lesson case study of he who lives by the sword dies by the sword

    February 24, 2014 at 9:41 am |

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