Jan 11, 1979 • 1202 • Georgetown-State • 0136

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O 111202Z JAN 79
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8694
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0136

E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CARR, GY (Jones, Stephan) Beikman, Charles)(PEOPLES TEMPLE)
SUBJ: W/W ARRESTS: Stephan Jones: Charles Beikman
REF: A. 78 GEORGETOWN 4349 B. 78 GEORGETOWN 4354

1. Police report was read today (Jan 9) in the case of the murders of Linda Sharon Amos (a.k.a. Sharon Amos) et al. Magistrate Perm Persaud announced that he would start the inquiry beginning Jan 17. Persaud said that Magistrate Christian, who conducted the initial inquiry, was reluctant to provide over the new inquiry in light of the statement that Jones made in court on Dec 18 (Ref A).

2. Persaud is one of the most experienced magistrates in Guyana and is highly respected within the legal profession.

BURKE

UNCLASSIFIED

Originally posted on October 19th, 2020.

Last modified on November 3rd, 2020.
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