Megachurch Pastor Bishop Eddie Long dead

Megachurch Pastor Bishop Eddie Long dead at 63

(CNN) – Megachurch Pastor Bishop Eddie Long has died.

The senior pastor of Georgia’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church passed away early Sunday morning according to a news release from the church.

The statement says long died from ‘an aggressive form of cancer’ after a private battle.

He leaves behind a wife of 27 years, Vanessa Long, four children and three grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.

He was 63.

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