Update: The Four States News has now confirmed that Tony Alamo has died. No details have been released as of this time; however, Alamo was serving his 175 year sentence in federal prison. Reports indicate that he died in a prison hospital in Butner, North Carolina. The information has been released by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.
Fouke, AR -Early reports coming in from citizens in the Fouke, Arkansas area indicate that Tony Alamo has died. According to Mayor Terry Purvis, who released the information on Facebook, he has confirmed that Alamo is dead.
Alamo had a thriving cult ministry in the 1980s before moving his headquarters to the Fouke area. He was later convicted of tax fraud and sex trafficking of young girls. He was serving a 175 year sentence at the time of his death. The ministry is reported to still be online and operating.
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