Serial 202

230630Z NOV 78
FM LOS ANGELES (89-436) (P) (3)
TO DIRECTOR (89-4286) IMMEDIATE
SAN FRANCISCO (89-25[0]) (SF VIA FBIHQ) IMMEDIATE
BT
UNCLAS
RYMUR, 00: SAN FRANCISCO

Re Portland teletype to Bureau dated November 21, 1978.

[Deleted name], also known as [Deleted name], self-proclaimed psychic and [deleted word] of Human Freedom Center (HFC), 17919 Ventura Boulevard, Number 5, Encino, California, advised attempts to help all ex-cultists adjust after leaving cult group. She is not and has not been member of Peoples Temple (PT) and only PT former member she is now authorized to divulge is Joyce Shaw, [deleted address], Los Angeles, California, telephone number [deleted]. Shaw had two stepchildren in Guyana and was member of PT for six and one half years until she left in 1977. She was on Planning Committee.

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[Deleted name] has information concerning identities of “hit men” including Don Sly and Odell Rhodes, who allegedly survived by going for stethoscope when doctor administered poison in Guyana.

Other cofounders of HFC Timothy Stoen, attorney, and Jeannie Mills, residents of HFC, San Francisco, telephone number 425-848-2773, may have information concerning other PT defectors, tape recordings of Jones’ broadcasts from Guyana in which he named targets to be killed and threatened to kill children first.

[Deleted name] predicted some months ago that a mass murderer would occur by use of poison and that Jones would have his brains blown out. Predictions on tape at HFC, San Francisco.

Tim Carter, suspect in Ryan murder, was in San Francisco HFC on or about November 7, 1978, asking questions according to Stoen.

[Deleted name] has been a telephonic contact with Gordon Lindsey [Lindsay], reporter who put Ryan party together for Guyana trip and told her today everything she has heard in the

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press is true and there is much more the press will not print.

[Deleted name], also known as [Deleted name], is described as white female, born [deleted], 5’4”, 140 pounds, here now [deleted information], distinguishing characteristics [deleted] California drivers license [deleted].

CCH, CHS, CII, AWWS and NCIC negative concerning [Deleted name] also known as.

San Francisco at San Francisco, California, interview Timothy Stoen, attorney for HFC, and Jeannie Mills, telephone number 425-848-1773, concerning (1) tape recordings of Jones’ broadcast from Guyana and [Deleted name] predictions.

Tim Carter’s activities in San Francisco area around November 7, 1978.

Los Angeles at Los Angeles, interviewed former PT member [deleted name and address], telephone number [deleted] per referenced teletype.

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At Tarzana, California, forward FD 302 of [Deleted name] interview to San Francisco.

BT

Originally posted on May 21st, 2018.

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