May 23, 1979 • 1650 • Georgetown-State • 2292

[Editor’s note: This text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1979GEORGE02292_e.html.]

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GEORGE 02292 242123Z
ACTION ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 OCS-06 ADS-00 FSE-00 ABF-01 /023 W
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R 231650Z MAY 79
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 9718
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 2292

E.O. 12065:NA
TAGS: CDES (PEOPLES TEMPLE), OREP (RYAN, LEO)
SUBJ: GEORGETOWN MORTUARY EXPENSES FOR ASSASSINATED NBC TV NEWSMEN.
REF: A. STATE 88624 B. GEORGETOWN 2098

FOR DEPARTMENT’S INFORMATION, AMERICAN CONSUL GEORGETOWN WROTE MR. LONNIE GUIDA, NBC NEWS NEW YORK, AS SUGGESTED REFTEL A ON APRI 10, 1979. GUIDA WAS INFORMED THAT HE COULD EITHER MAKE THE PAYMENT DIRECTLY TO THE MORTICIAN (WHOSE NAME AND ADDRESS WERE PROVIDED) OR THROUGH THE CONSULATE. NO ANSWER HAS BEEN RECEIVED TO DATE. CONSULAR SECTION CHECKED WITH MORTICIAN MAY 22 WHO STATES THAT BILL IS STILL OUTSTANDING.

BURKE

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Originally posted on October 23rd, 2020.

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