210003Z NOV 7
FM SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) (P) (SQ. 10)
TO [D]IRECTOR IMMEDIATE
Re SF phone call to PD this date.
[Deleted name] San Francisco District Attorney’s office advised his [this] date he had received a call from Ruth Kerns and Merrill, Oregon, telephone number (503) 798-5393.
She advised she had been a member of the People’s Temple (PT) until one year ago. At this time her mother and sister are in Guyana, and she presumes them to be among the dead.
Kerns stated she is aware of plans of Jack Bean [Beam], Sr., and Archie Ijames have in the event of Jim Jones’ death. Both
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these individuals are in the San Francisco Temple.
Portland will immediately interview Kearns [Kerns] and furnish results to San Francisco.
“Armed and dangerous. Suicidal tendencies”.