Feb 9, 1979 • 1259 • Georgetown-State • 0618

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1866 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.]

0 091259Z FEB 79
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 8944
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0618
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CARR (JONES, STEPHAN GHANDI [Gandhi])
SUBJ: W/W ARRESTS: STEPHAN JONES

AT CONCLUSION OF PRELIMINARY INQUIRY INTO THE MURDER OF THE AMOS FAMILY, STEPHAN JONES WAS RELEASED FOR LACK OF SUFFICIENT EVIDENCE AGAINST HIM. THERE ARE NOW TWO AMERICANS INCARCERATED IN GUYANA, CHARLES BEIKMAN AND LAURENCE LAYTON.

BURKE [JOHN BURKE, AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO GUYANA]

Originally posted on October 22nd, 2020.

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