RIP Popcorn Sutton, legendary moonshiner of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Pictured below with his book titled "Me and my Likker"
An iconic moonshiner has been found dead in his home, shortly before he was set to report to prison, according to a report on the Web site of Knoxville, Tenn., TV station WBIR.
Marvin 'Popcorn' Sutton was known nationally for the illegal manufacture of corn whiskey.
The 61-year-old was found dead Monday at his Parrotsville home.
Sutton had been sentenced to 18 months behind bars after pleading guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon and knowingly distilling spirits.
He was out on bond at the time of his death.