Serial 2611

Report of the FBI
Technical Services Division
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
Washington, DC 20535

April 22, 1981

To: Assistant Director
Criminal Investigation Division
FBI Headquarters
Re: RYMUR

FBI File No.: 89-4286
Lab No.: 10203080 E RD

Examination requested by: Addressee
Reference: Memorandum dated 11/19/80
Examination requested: Video Tape
Specimens received: 2/3/81
Q2 – Sony videocassette

Results of Examination:

Q2 was played back on a Sony Videotape Recorder, Model VO-2800, and displayed on a TV monitor. Sixty-four (64) photographs were taken of pertinent portion of videotape.

Q2 and the 64 photographs were delivered to Supervisor [name deleted], Division 6, on 2/12/81.

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FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Work Sheet

To: Mr. Revell
Assistant Director
Criminal Investigative Division
FBIHQ
Re: RYMUR

Lab No.: 10203080 E RD
Examination requested by: Addressee
Reference: Memorandum dated 11/19/80
Examination requested: Video Tape
Specimens received: 2/3/81
Q2 – Sony videocassette

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Memorandum

To: Mr. Revell
From: [name deleted]
Subject: RYMUR

Purpose: To advise of the San Francisco Division’s request that the Engineering Section, Technical Services Division (TSD), make efforts to develop quality still photographs from the Sony videocassette depicting the Port Kaituma assault on Congressman Leo J. Ryan.

Recommendation: That the Engineering Section, TSD, undertake the necessary efforts to fulfill the San Francisco Division’s request.

Details: United States Attorney (USA) William Hunter, Northern District of California, San Francisco, California, is currently directing the prosecutive considerations in regard to RYMUR. USA Hunter has requested that the San Francisco Division attempt to have developed quality still photographs of the Port Kaituma assault from the FBI’s videocassette of the assault. The San Francisco Division has briefly discussed this matter with [name deleted], Operational Support Unit, Engineering Section, TSD, and [name deleted], Personal Crimes Unit (PCU), Personal and Property Crimes Section, Criminal Investigative Division. The PCU is in receipt of the Sony videocassette of the Port Kaituma assault and will make the cassette available to the TSD.

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Originally posted on November 16th, 2020.

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