As conditions of the bond, she must have no contact with her co-defendant or members of the Order of the Divine Will Church.
Category: Tammy Lewis
Alan Bushey and another sect member, Tammy Lewis, hid a 90-year-old woman’s dead body on Lewis’ toilet for two months so they could go on collecting the woman’s Social Security and annuities.
Cult leader Alan Bushey and Tammy Lewis, 35, were charged with two counts of causing mental harm to a child after the body of Alvina Magdelina Middlesworth was found decomposing for two months in a town of Necedah residence.
Lewis told investigators Bushey, who also goes by Bishop John Peter, told her to leave Middlesworth’s body in the bathroom and pray for God to bring her back to life. Lewis’ son told detectives Bushey told him demons were destroying Middlesworth’s appearance to make it look like she wouldn’t return to life, the complaint said.
Tammy Lewis, 35, and 57-year-old Alan Bushey have been charged with two felony counts of being a party to causing mental harm to a child. Lewis was also charged with obstructing an officer, a misdemeanor. Juneau County District Attorney Scott Southworth said authorities believed it was a “cult-type situation where fraud was enacted by the leader of this cult in order to obtain money.”
District Attorney Scott Southworth says he believes it’s a cult-type situation that involved fraud by the leader to get money.