Jan 23, 1979 • 1617 • Georgetown-State • 0339

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GEORGE 00339 231755Z
ACTION OCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 CA-01 L-03 H-02 /028 W
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R 231617Z JAN 79
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 8801
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0339
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CDES
SUBJ: NOTES OF EVIDENCE TAKEN DURING CORONER’S INQUEST INTO JONESTOWN DEATHS
REF: 015351

1. CLERK OF MAGISTRATE’S COURT BELIEVES INFORMATION REQUESTED BY DEPARTMENT CONCERNING CORONER’S INQUEST SHOULD BE READY THIS WEEK. EMBSSY WILL POUCH MATERIAL ASAP. EXACT DATE WILL BE TELEGRAPHED TO DEPARTMENT WHEN KNOWN.

2. EMBASSY IS AWARE OF URGENT NEED FOR THIS MATERIAL AND HAS STRESSED URGENCY TO GOG. LOCAL CONSTRAINTS ON THE EXPEDITIOUS PREPARATION OF VOLUMINOUS REPORTS ARE DIFFICULT TO OVERCOME BUT GOG MAKING SERIOUS EFFORT.

DWYER [Richard Dwyer, Deputy Chief of Mission, American Embassy, Georgetown]

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