Radio host pastor accused in child sex case dies in apparent suicide, officials say

in Orange County News & Events


ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A pastor and popular radio host recently arrested and accused of abusing a girl for years was found dead in his home over the weekend while out on bond, according to Altamonte Springs police.

Rev. Bryan Fulwider, 59, was a co-host on “Friends Talking Faith with The Three Wise Guys” on WMFE. The show, which is not produced by the NPR affiliate, was put on hiatus after Fulwider was arrested Oct. 1.

Fulwider was found dead Sunday night at his home in Altamonte Springs, police said.

Fulwider was arrested on charges of sexual battery by a person who is in a position of custodial authority to a person less than 18 years of age.