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The Town Talk - www.thetowntalk.com - Alexandria-Pineville, Louisiana
Mike Hudspeth, who serves as pastor at Shreveport's Kings Temple United Pentecostal Church, read the letter Friday morning during a news conference at the Shreveport Police Department.
"In an honor of Danny Rolling's request, today I read the following statement," Hudspeth
said before sharing the confession.
...Prior to his execution Wednesday in Florida for butchering five college students in Gainesville in 1990, Rolling had asked Hudspeth to be his spiritual adviser and a witness during his execution. Rolling
about 12 years ago that he'd killed the Grissoms, but because of pastoral confidentiality Hudspeth kept it to himself.However, on Tuesday, the serial killer promised the minister he'd have a written confession ready Wednesday and several hours before the execution, Hudspeth
received the letter.
"I'm familiar with jailhouse religion, but I do believe that Mr. Rolling was sincere about this letter and his
darkest day he
reverted back to a former drug habit, and experience to Satanism and also a lust problem that he
never got under control," Hudspeth
Officiating will be Pastor Mike ...
Officiating will be Pastor Mike Hudspeth and Rev. Damon Magee.
Funeral services for Mrs. Pearl Craighead, 88, will be held at Rose-Neath SouthsideChapel on Thursday, January 11, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Mike Hudspeth.
Pastor Mike Hudspeth, who ...
Pastor Mike Hudspeth, who pastored the church Rolling attended when he was a child, has corresponded and visited rolling over the years.
During a meeting Tuesday, just a day before his execution, Hudspeth
asked Rolling to prepare a written confession of the Grissom murders.
Danny was baptized by Rev. Mike ...
Danny was baptized by Rev. Mike Hudspeth of the United Pentecostal Church of Shreveport and joined the church.
The next day was Sunday, and Danny was baptized by Reverend Hudspeth
in the precious name of Jesus Christ.
They continued to attend the same church.
DHR 11/26/93: Even though his
life was full, he
felt something missing.
asked God to send him a wife.
That's when he
on a Sunday night at the United Pentecostal Church of Shreveport
It was love at first sight, and they were married by Reverend Hudspeth
four months later.
A rather short engagement, but he
was very much in love with her