0 042139Z JAN 79
FM BALTIMORE (89-173) (P)
TO DIRECTOR (89-4286) ROUTINE
SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) ROUTINE
WASHINGTON FIELD OFFICE (ROUTINE)
Re Bureau teletype to Baltimore, January 4, 1978 , no copy to San Francisco or Washington Field Office.
Referenced communication set forth following information:
“During laboratory examination of a revolver received in Jonestown, Guyana, a quantity of dried material believed to be blood was recovered from the barrel. Inasmuch as this weapon had been alleged to have been associated with Jones and weapon could have been used in the shooting of Ryan, Anne Moore, and Jones, Baltimore, at Dover, Delaware is requested to contact mortuary officials at Dover Air Force Base to obtain blood samples from Anne Moore and James Warren Jones if available. If not available, Baltimore is requested to obtain a report regarding these individuals’ blood type characteristics.
BA 89-173 PAGE TWO UNCLAS
Baltimore is requested to handle this matter promptly and forward results of your inquiry to the Laboratory Division, attn.: [Name deleted].
Above information is located at Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D. C. Colonel William Cowans [Cowan] of that Institute was in charge of the Institute’s examinations of bodies at Dover Air Force Base.
Washington Field Office: at Washington, D. C.: Contact Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and obtain requested information and forward same to Laboratory.