Serial 1969

[Editor’s note: Much of this serial was withheld under a court seal.]

United States Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Memorandum

Date: 2/27/79

To: Mr. Kent
From: [name deleted]
Subject: James Warren Jones,
a.k.a. Jim Jones (Deceased)
[deleted]

Purpose: To report on request from the Los Angeles Police Department for [3 lines deleted]

Details: James Warren Jones, a.k.a. Jim Jones, [several words deleted] is identical with the leader of the People’s Temple who committed suicide in Guyana. [Several lines deleted]

By letter dated 12/11/78, [name deleted] Records and Identification Division, Los Angeles Police Department, advised that the Los Angeles Police Department was in receipt of a Sealing Order from the Los Angeles County Municipal Court dated [deleted] concerning [2 lines deleted

On 2/23/79, SAC Gunderson of the Los Angeles Office was telephonically requested to have someone in his office contact the Los Angeles Police Department to determine if it would be possible for the [several lines deleted]

[Page 2]
Memorandum [name deleted] to Mr. Kent
Re: James Warren Jones,
a.k.a. Jim Jones (Deceased)

On 2/26/79, Supervisor [name deleted] of the Los Angeles Office advised that [name deleted] had been contacted and [name deleted] advised that the Los Angeles Police Department was agreeable to FBI [balance of page redacted]

[Page 3: FOIPA Deleted Page Information Sheet withholding single page, information “sealed by court”

Originally posted on August 5th, 2020.

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