Serial 29

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 29 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978STATE293789_d.html.]

UNCLASSIFIED
PAGE 01
STATE 293789
ORIGIN SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 CA-01 H-02 SS-15 NSCE-00
SSO-00 CIAE-00 INR-10 NSAE-00 DODE-00 PA-02
FBIE-00 TRSE-00 MCT-02 INRE-00 SY-05 USSS-00
AID-05 SYE-00 PPT-01 /065 R
DRAFTED BY CA/SCS:RDBELT:BB
APPROVED BY ARA – JGRIFFITH
S/S-O:TREYNDERS
——————094046 200208Z /64

O 200200Z NOV 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 293789
E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CDES, GY, (AMOS, LINDA SHARON), (HARRIS, LIANE)
SUBJECT: MURDER/SUICIDE AT PEOPLES TEMPLE GEORGETOWN RESIDENCE
REF: GEORGETOWN 3789

Dept unable locate NOK [Next of Kin] based on info contained Reftel. Embassy respectfully requested attempt get information re ppt nos [passport numbers], names and addresses of Sharon Amos and her three children in U.S. Perhaps Sherwin Harris could provide this info.

Vance [Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State]

UNCLASSIFIED

Originally posted on May 16th, 2018.

Last modified on June 23rd, 2022.
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