United States Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Investigation
To: Mr. Moore
From: [name deleted]
Subject: Unknown Subjects
Re. Leo Ryan (Calif.) – Victim
On 11/18/78, at 8:30 PM, Special Agent [name deleted], Department of State, Washington, D. C., telephonically advised the writer that he had “flash” information from the American Embassy in the African country of Guyana that the above-captioned individual while boarding a small airplane along with approximately 8 to 10 other individuals or attacks by a truck-load of “whites.”
[name deleted] stated that as of this time the information regarding Ryan’s demise was unsubstantiated.
W. H. Arendt, Personal Crimes Unit, was advised of the above information.