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Westboro Baptist Founder Fred Phelps Dies

The founder of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church has died.
TOPEKA, Kan. - The founder of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church has died.

A church spokesman says 84-year-old Fred Phelps died of natural causes Wednesday night.

Phelps founded Westboro Baptist Church nearly 60 years ago in Topeka, Kansas. The church is known for its anti-gay picket lines and protests at military funerals.
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