June 8, 1979 • 2214 • State-Georgetown • 147424

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P 082214Z JUN 79
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN PRIORITY
UNCLAS STATE 147424

E.O. 12065 N/A
TAGS: CDES GY (PEOPLE’S TEMPLE) (BERRY, DANA)
SUBJECT: DEATH CERTIFICATE (PRESUMPTIVE)
REF: EMNBASSY OM 5/14/79

1. DEPARTMENT’S RECORDS SHOW THAT DANA DANIELLE BERRY IS THE GRANDDAUGHTER OF MARY MAGDALENE GRIFFITH WHO DIED IN GUYANA AND THE DAUGHTER OF [2 lines deleted, likely related to birth mother, Carnella Truss]. SHE WAS ISSUED PASSPORT NUMBER [illegible] ON OCT. 25, 1976 BY SAN FRANCISCO AGENCY. HER DBOP IS JUNE 8, 1970, CALIFORNIA. DANA GRIFFITH MOTHER’S MAIDEN NAME AND DANA BERRY DESCRIBED ABOVE ARE THE SAME PERSON. THIS OFFICE DID NOT RECEIVE TELEGRAM 0200 DATED 1/12/79. REGRET NO REPLY.

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