Serial 1803×

[Editor’s note: Several of the subjects whose names are deleted in this serial are known to the editor. Those notations have been indicated by red type.

[Also note: Pages 3 and 4 of this serial duplicate pages 14 and 15 of Serial 1215.]

FBI LABORATORY
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535

December 28, 1979

To: SAC, Baltimore (89-173)
From: Director, FBI
Re: RYMUR

Examination requested by: Baltimore
Reference: Letter dated December 1, 1978
Examination requested: Firearms – Magnetic Tape Duplication
FBI file no: 89-4286
Lab. No.: 81205068 S/E TH SH

Remarks:

Processing of the Q38 roll of film was conducted by the Special Photo Unit.

Processing of the Q39 cassette tape is continuing. You will be advised as to the disposition of this item in a subsequent report.

Enclosures (2) (2 Lab report)

2 – San Francisco (89-250) Enclosures (57) (2 Lab report, 55 color prints)

[Page 2]

Report of the
FBI LABORATORY
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535

December 28, 1979

To: SAC, Baltimore (89-173)
Re: RYMUR

FBI file no: 89-4286
Lab. No.: 81205068 S/E TH SH

Specimens received: December 5, 1978

Result of examination:

This report supplements the FBI Laboratory report in this matter dated December 11, 1978. For a complete listing of specimens, please refer to that report.

The Q38 roll of film was processed and two prints of each negative have been prepared. One set of prints is being forwarded to the San Francisco Division herewith. Per request of Hyattsville Resident Agency, one set of prints, the processed negatives and the film canister are being retained in the Laboratory until called for by Special Agent [name deleted] for subsequent return to Mrs. [name deleted].

[Page 3]

12/1/78

DIRECTOR, FBI
(ATTN: FBI LABORATORY AND PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT)
SAC, BALTIMORE (89-173) (P)
RYMUR

Re Hyattsville Resident Agency telephone call to Mr. [name deleted], Photographic Operations Center, 12/1/78.

Enclosed for the FBI Laboratory are the following items, which were obtained at Andrews Air Force Base (AAFB), Maryland, in connection with the captioned matter:

Q1. Bullet fragments from forearm of Jacqueline Speier.
Q2. Unknown item removed from forearm of Jacqueline Speier.
Q3. Bullet fragments removed from right forearm of Steven Sung.
Q4. Bullet removed from left shoulder of Ronald Javers.

Enclosed for the Photographic Unit is the following, which was obtained at AAFB, Maryland, in connection with captioned matter.

Q5. Roll of film from [name deleted] [Carol Houston Boyd].

Enclosed for the Bureau is one copy of FD-302 reflecting recovery of Q4 [Q5].

Enclosed for San Francisco are the original and seven copies of same FD-302. Also enclosed for San Francisco is one cassette tape obtained from Mrs. [Carol Houston Boyd] which contains conversation between her and [her nieces, Patricia and Judy Houston], who were members of the Jonestown Settlement. San Francisco should note that [Carol Houston Boyd] requested that this taking returned to her upon completion of captioned investigation.

[Page 4 of serial; page 2 of document]

BA 89-173

The FBI Laboratory is requested to examine Q1 through Q4 to determine their potential evidentiary value.

The Photographic unit is requested to process Q5.

Results of the examination of enclosed items should be returned to San Francisco or disposed of by the FBI Laboratory upon completion of above requested examinations.

The Photographic Unit and San Francisco should note that [Carol Houston Boyd] specifically requested the return of Q5.

[Page 5 is photocopy of manila envelope; pages 6 and 7 are photocopies of photographic negatives.]

Originally posted on August 3rd, 2020.

Last modified on November 23rd, 2020.
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