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Attorney: Convicted evangelist Alamo hospitalizedAttorney says evangelist Tony Alamo, convicted on child sex charges in Arkansas, hospitalized
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) ' The attorney for Tony Alamo says the convicted evangelist has had a heart attack and been hospitalized.
The Texarkana Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/sTBZsa) that John Wesley Hall said during a court hearing in Arkansas that Alamo also has double pneumonia and a liver ailment.
The 77-year-old Alamo is serving a 175-year-prison sentence in Indiana after being convicted of taking young girls across state lines for sex.
Hall did not immediately return a message left Saturday by The Associated Press, and a phone call to the prison rang unanswered.
The hearing was related to a civil lawsuit by six women who say Alamo took them as child "brides" and a seventh woman who says she was being groomed as his bride before she escaped his ministry in Fouke.
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