Serial 1344

0 200149Z DEC 78
FM SPRINGFIELD (89-141) (P)
TO DIRECTOR ROUTINE
SAN FRANCISCO ROUTINE
BT
UNCLAS
RYMUR.

On December 20, 1978, [name and identification deleted] (requested identity be protected and granted), telephonically contacted [name deleted] Resident Agency, Springfield Division, and provided the following information:

Her sister (deceased) formerly belonged to the Calvary Church in Paradise Valley or Scottsdale, Arizona, a nondenominational church. This church may possibly be affiliated with Peoples Temple Church in California as it requires members to give up property to church upon joining. Calvary church members [name deleted] and his wife, [name deleted], to South America for missionary trip approximately two weeks to one

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month prior to mass suicides in Guyana at Jonestown. [name deleted] only stayed less than two weeks which is very unusual for such a missionary trip. [name deleted] and/or other church members may have information regarding Jonestown. Source not certain whether [name deleted] actually went to Guyana or some other part of South America.

Information furnished for lead purposes. Springfield Division will take no further action, UACB [Unless Advised to Contrary by the Bureau].

BT

Originally posted on July 15th, 2020.

Last modified on July 17th, 2022.
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