Snake-Handling Preacher Jamie Coots Dies From (Gasp) Snake Bite

Snake-Handling Preacher Jamie Coots Dies From (Gasp) Snake Bite

In a twist of fate as predictable as a Love Boat plot, Jamie Coots, a preacher in Kentucky who gained fame for handling snakes while leading services at his church, died on Saturday after a rattlesnake he was handling bit him on the right hand. The 42-year-old was bitten during a religious service and, according to Middlesboro police, […]

Snake Handling Pastor Jamie Coots Dies From Rattlesnake Bite

Snake Handling Pastor Jamie Coots Dies From Rattlesnake Bite

Kentucky snake handling pastor Jamie Coots died Saturday after he was bitten by one of his rattlesnakes he was handling while he was preaching in the middle of one of his Pentecostal services. Coots had been a star of the National Geographic Channel’s series about snake handlers, Snake Salvation. According to the local police, Jamie Coots […]