Former Youth Pastor Dies In Jail

Victim was fourteen years old

Patrick Gentry
July 23, 2019 - 11:18 am

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office suspects no foul play in former youth intern pastor from Alabama’s death.

64-year-old Peter William Cooper of Elmore, Alabama was found unresponsive in the Spartanburg County jail and was pronounced dead early Sunday.

Reports say Cooper had been moved to a medical wing due to earlier health complications and there was no sign of foul play in his death.

In an incident report one victim under the age of 14 said Cooper grabbed her while playing piano at a Bible study in her home in Spartanburg County.

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