Serial 51

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 51 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978STATE294822_d.html. Several lines that were cut off in the RYMUR release is designated below in red type.]

UNCLASSIFIED
PAGE 01
STATE 294822
ORIGIN CA-01
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 SSO-00 SCS-06 FBIE-00 CIAE-00 DODE-00 PA-02 TRSE-00 MCT-02 INR-10 INRE-00 SY-05 SYE-00 USSS-00 H-02 AID-05 SS-15 NSCE-00 CCO-00 OC-06 JUSE-00 NSAE-00 ICAE-00 L-03 A-02 MED-05 OPR-02 PER-05 PPTE-00 /087 R
DRAFTED BY CA/OCS/EKIRINCICH/GHP
APPROVED BY ARA/JBUSNELL
S/S-O THOMAS G. MARTIN
——————127779 212058Z /75
O 212016Z NOV 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 294822

E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC CDES (PEOPLES TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: DEPT ASSUMPTION OF DEATH AND W/W NOTIFICATION RESPONSIBILITIES
REF: GEORGETOWN 3820

Department concurs with info Reftel re: notifying NOK [Next of Kin] of both deceased and surviving Peoples Temple members. Also concurs that future callers from U.S. should be told to contact Department.

Christopher [Deputy Secretary of State Warren Christopher]

UNCLASSIFIED

Originally posted on May 16th, 2018.

Last modified on June 24th, 2022.
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