Aug 24, 1979 • 2155 • State-Georgetown • 222981

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STATE 222981
ORIGIN OCS-06
INFO OCT-00 ADS-00 /006 R
DRAFTED BY CA:OCS:EMR:AEVANS:GJL
APPROVED BY CA:OCS:EMR:RAMCKENZIE
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P 242155Z AUG 79
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN PRIORITY
UNCLAS STATE 222981

E.O. 12065: N/A
TAGS: CDES (BUTLER, CHLOTILE)
SUBJECT: DEATH OF CHLOTILE BUTLER
REF: 78 GEORGETOWN 2027

1. DEPT HAS RECEIVED INQUIRY FROM HELEN RUDOLPH, THE NIECE OF CHLOTILE BUTLER WHO DIED AT THE PEOPLE’S TEMPLE AGRICULTURAL PROJECT ON JUNE 10, 1978 RPT JUNE 10, 1978. AT THE TIME OF THE DEATH BOTH EMBASSY AND DEPT. ATTEMPTED TO CONTACT NOK WITH NO SUCCESS.

2. MRS. RUDOLPH HAS REQUESTED A REPORT OF DEATH. HER ADDRESS IS 1603 STALEY AVE, SAVANNAH, GEORGIA 31405.

3. IF REPORT OF DEATH HAS BEEN ISSUED, REQUEST POST PROVIDE A COPY TO MRS. RUDOLPH. PLEASE ADVISE DEPT OF ACTION TAKEN.

CHRISTOPHER

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Originally posted on October 25th, 2020.

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