March 30, 1979 • 1732 • State-Paris • 79221

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STATE 079221
ORIGIN OCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 CA-01 /008 R
DRAFTED BY CA/OCS/CCS/EUR/CDIPLACIDO/JCC
APPROVED BY CA/OCS/AAGISE
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O 301732Z MAR 79 ZFF4
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY PARIS NIACT IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 079221
FOR ASST. SEC. BARBARA M. WATSON-CONGEN W. MORGAN

E.O. 12065 N/A
TAGS:CGEN
SUBJECT:EMERGENCY RELIEF COMMITTEE PLAN FOR DISPOSAL OF JONESTOWN BODIES NOW AT DOVER AIR BASE

1. ON THURSDAY EVENING, JUDGE BROWN ISSUED ORDER APPROVING RPT APPROVING EMERGENCY RELIEF COMMITTEE’S PLAN TO TRANSPORT AND DISPOSE OF JONESTOWN VICTIMS REMAINS TO CALIFORNIA AT EXPENSE OF PEOPLES TEMPLE.

2. NO DATE FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF PLAN HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED HOWEVER SOURCES IN CALIFORNIA STATE THAT IT IS HOPED RECEIVER AND ERC WILL ACT PROMPTLY.

3. CODELS FROM DELAWARE ARE BEING ADVISED OF JUDGE’S ORDER.

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