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By Bill Bowden
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 

Tony Alamo mansion in great need of repair, restoration

 

April 16, 2017



DYER, Ark. (AP) — Free to the right charity: mansion built for religious cult leader and his wife, whose embalmed body was kept inside the house for months while he waited for her to rise from the dead.

Needs work.

The two-story, 13,064-square-foot mansion built in the 1970s for evangelists Tony and Susan Alamo is in dire need of repairs, said Mike Morrell, who owns the property on Georgia Ridge north of Dyer in Crawford County.

The front rooms have been gutted, the roof leaks, and vandals have stolen copper wiring and plumbing pipes. Teenagers keep breaking in to take photos of themselve...



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