March 30, 1979 • 2341 • State-Georgetown • 80014

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STATE 080014
ORIGIN OCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 CA-01 ARA-15 L-03 JUSE-00 /026 R
DRAFTED BY CA/OCS/CCS/ARA:RPCLARK:ACM
APPROVED BY CA/OCS:CADIPLACIDO
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P 302341Z MAR 79
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN PRIORITY
UNCLAS STATE 080014

E.O. 12065 N/A
TAGS: CDES: (GY PEOPLE’S TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION FROM GOG
ATTENTION DOUGLAS V. ELLICE

1. THE DEPARTMENTNOTED THAT DR. MOOTOO TESTIFIED DURING THE CORONER’S INQUEST INTO JONESTOWN DEATHS THAT HE PERFORMED TOXICOLOGY TESTS ON A SAMPLE OF THE DECEASED. DEPT REQUESTS THAT EMBASSY OBTAIN COPIES OF THESE REPORTS FROM DR. MOOTOO ASAP.

2. DEPT ALSO REITERATES ITS DESIRE TO BE PROVIDED WITH COPIES OF THE EXHIBITS TO CORONER’S INQUEST REPORT.

3. PER TELCON, PLEASE BE CERTAIN THAT THE CAUSE OF DEATH IS CORRECT ON FOLLOWING REPORTS OF DEATH. ANN ELIZABETH MOORE, CHRISTA, MARTIN, AND LINDA SHARON AMOS (HARRIS), LIAN HARRIS AND JAMES WARREN JONES. MOORE AND JONES SHOULD READ GUNSHOT WOUNDS AND THE AMOS’ (HARRIS) SHOULD READ INCISED WOUND OF NELK(SIC).

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