0 110215Z JAN 79
FM SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) (P)
TO DIRECTOR (89-4286) PRIORITY
LOS ANGELES (89-436) PRIORITY (LA VIA FBIHQ)
RYMUR, 00: SAN FRANCISCO
Among those who are believed to have participated in the shooting death of Congressman Leo Ryan is Ronnie Dennis, described as a Negro male adult, date of birth December 20, 1961, 5’7″ tall, 120 lbs., former address 1415 Nadeua Street, Los Angeles, 90001. Dennis has not been identified among the deceased at Dover Air Force Base, nor has he been listed as a survivor. There are presently 80 deceased male adults who are unidentified at Dover.
A review of the People’s Temple records retrieved from Jonestown does not reveal any personal data for Ronnie Dennis,
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but entire histories are available for his father, Eddie Lee Dennis, mother Orde Dennis and brothers Ellihue and Gabriel Dennis. A review of family shot records revealed that they received immunizations in 1976 from the South East Comprehensive Health Center, 5850 South Main Street, Los Angeles. In all probability, Ronnie Dennis, then 15 years old, was immunized with his family, and may have received other medical care including dental work.
Leads: Los Angeles. At Los Angeles, California. Contact Southeast Comprehensive Health Center and determine if dental records and x-rays for Ronnie Dennis are available for transmission to Dover Air Force Base. If not, attempt to determine Dennis’ family dentist and doctor and pursue logical investigation. Sutel results.
[handwritten note regarding Dover Air Force Base: “SA [name deleted] LA, SA [name deleted] SF advised to send any dental records, etc. to Col. William R. Cowan, Deputy Director, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 1625 16th St., N.W., Wash., DC 20306. All fingerprint matters to be sent to Ident Div. attn. Latent FPs [Fingerprints]. 1-15-79”