Serial 1735

0 230229Z JAN 79
FM FBI WASHINGTON FIELDS (89-570) (P)
TO DIRECTOR FBI (89-4286) ROUTINE
FBI BROOKLYN/QUEENS (89-495) ROUTINE
FBI MIAMI (89-179) ROUTINE
FBI SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) ROUTINE (SF VIA FBIHQ)
BT
UNCLAS
RYMUR

Re SF tel to Bureau January 19, 1979; WFO tel to Bureau January 22, 1979; and BA let to WFO January 17, 1979.

On January 23, 1979, Colonel [William] Cowan, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. (WDC), was furnished the biographical data sheets as sent to Washington Field in the referenced Baltimore letter. Colonel Cowan noted that the medical files of the Jones family, particularly Jim Jones, were either nonexistent or sketchy at the time they were

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recovered from the Jonestown dispensary. Any copies of medical records of the Jones family which may have been found later would be helpful to them.

[Name deleted], Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), Commissioner’s Office of Inspections, WDC, was furnished, on January 23, 1979, the list of ten survivors of Jonestown who are currently residing in Guyana (re San Francisco tel dated January 19, 1979. He advised he would notify New York and Miami INS on that date and place a special 90 day lookout. He has not been able to locate any of the stops sent by Washington Field to INS.

Washington Field will conduct interview of Richard McCoy, USDS [US Department of State].

Leads. San Francisco Division. At San Francisco, California. If any medical records of the Jones family are available to your division or come into your possession in the future, furnish Washington Field with a copy for dissemination to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.

Armed and dangerous – suicidal tendencies.

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Originally posted on August 3rd, 2020.

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