Serial 2051

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
Report of the
Latent Fingerprint Section
Identification Division

March 22, 1979

FBI file no. 86-4286
Latent case no. B- 68366

To: Colonel William R. Cowan
Deputy Director
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
6825 16th St., Northwest
Washington, D.C. 20306

Re: PEOPLES TEMPLE
MASS SUICIDE-MURDER
JONESTOWN, GUYANA
NOVEMBER 18, 1978

Reference: Specimens received in Latent Fingerprint Section on March 9, 1979
Examination requested by: Addressee
Specimens: Duplicate copies of Newborn Identification form for Celeste Marie Vento bearing footprints

The footprints appearing on the Newborn Identification form of Celeste Marie Vento lack sufficient ridge detail to be of value for identification purposes.

Inasmuch as some ridge detail is present, it is suggested that the original Newborn Identification form be obtained and forwarded to the Latent Fingerprint Section for further evaluation.

The specimens, as well as a letter from Congressman Michael O. Myers, addressed to your office, which was submitted, are enclosed.

[Balance of serial consists of handwritten notes upon which report on page 1 was made.]

Originally posted on August 6th, 2020.

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