[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1929 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1979KINGST01400_e.html.
[The FBI withheld the name of Temple member Marion Lee Ingram. it is denoted below in red type.]
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INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 SSO-00 JUSE-00 FBIE-00 USSS-00 CA-01 /023 W
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O 232155Z FEB 79
FM AMEMBASSY KINGSTON
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 5898
INFO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
UNCLAS KINGSTON 1400
E.O. 12065: N/A
TAGS: CASC, GY/PEOPLE’S TEMPLE: (INGRAM, MARION LEE)
SUBJECT: RETURN TO U.S. OF PEOPLE’S TEMPLE MEMBER
REF: GEORGETOWN 0804
1. Subject arrived Kingston February 21, on Air Cubana flight no. 455 about 1720 hours. He was denied entry by Jamaican immigration authorities, on instructions from their ministry of national security. Subject was placed on Air Jamaica flight which departed Kingston at 1900 on February 21, for Miami.
Haverkamp [Roy T. Haverkamp, U.S. Ambassador]