Son Of Late Snake-Handling Pastor Is Bitten By Rattlesnake

May 28, 2014 4:37 PM

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Son Of Late Snake-Handling Pastor Is Bitten By Rattlesnake

Snake-handling is a tradition for the Coots family of Kentucky. But months after taking over for his father to lead a Pentecostal church, Cody Coots says he was bitten this week. His father, Jamie, died of a poisonous snake bite in February.

"[Jamie] Coots, known for handling poisonous rattlesnakes and featured on the National Geographic reality series Snake Salvation, was bitten on his right hand and died in his home after refusing medical treatment, NPR's John Burnett tells our Newscast unit."

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