Jan 18, 1979 • 1047 • Georgetown-State • 0235

[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 181047Z JAN 79
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 8746
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0235

E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CARR, GY (JONES, STEPHAN) (BEIKMAN, CHARLES) (PEOPLES TEMPLE)
SUBJ: W/W ARRESTS: STEPHAN JONES; CHARLES BEIKMAN
REF: GEORGETOWN 0136

1. START OF INQUIRY INTO MURDERS OF LINDA SHARON HARRIS (A.K.A. SHARON AMOS) ET AWAS POSTPONED UNTIL FRIDAY, JAN . 19, BY MAGISTRATE PERSAUD. DEFENSE COUNSEL JAI NARINE SINGH MADE APPLICATION FOR THE POSTPONEMENT, NOTING THAT SENIOR COUNSEL REX MCKAY WAS OUT OF THE COUNTRY, BUT WOULD BE RETURNING IN TIME TO ATTEND ON FRIDAY.

2. IN ANNOUNCING THE GRANTING OF THE APPLICATION, PERSAUD REMINDED SINGH THAT THIS WAS THE SECOND POSTPONEMENT MADE ON APPLICATION BY THE DEFENSE, AND STATED THAT THE INQUIRY WILL BEGIN FIRDAY [FRIDAY], EVEN IF THERE IS NO COUNSEL PRESENT.

BURKE

Originally posted on October 19th, 2020.

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