Serial 1464

[Editor’s note: The full text of this serial was taken from https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978GEORGE04463_d.html.]

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GEORGE 04463 281136Z
ACTION ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 JUSE-00 SCS-06 CA-01 L-03 SSO-00
( ISO ) W
——————030088 281156Z /12
O 281012Z DEC 78 ZFF6
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO FBIHQ, WASHDC IMMEDIATE
INFO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8574
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 4463
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CASC, OREP(RYAN, LEO), GY
SUBJ: RYMUR
FROM LEGATT

The following items are being shipped via air frieght [freight] from Georgetown, Guyana, to FBI, New York, via Pan Am flight 228 on Thursday, 12/28/78. Each crate is numbered as listed, and the symbols FS [SF} and WDC refer to the ultimate destination, i.e., San Francisco or Washington, D.C.:

1. P.T. Members Records, Immig, Etc. (SF)
2. Video Tapes (WDC)
3. P.T. Members Records, Immig, Etc. (SF)
4. P.T. Members Records, Immig, Etc. (SF)
5. Tapes 82 Cassettes and 113 – 7″ Reels.(WDC)
6. Tapes -172 – 7″ Reels. (WDC)
7. Tapes (WDC)
8. P.T. Members & Misc. Records (SF)
9. Documents Concerning Weapons, Contacts, Codes, Etc. (SF)
10. P.T. Membership Lists (SF)
11. Financial Records (SF)

On 12/27/78, Dr. Leslie Mootoo, Guyana Patolgist [Pathologist] furnished two samples of the Kool-Aid/poison. One sample, darker color,

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in smaller bottle, was taken from the cauldron by a syringe, and was stored in the syringe. The other sample, lighter color, in taller bottle, was taken from the cauldron in an open contailer [container], and has been stored in an open container. These samples have been placed inside crate number six.

Asst. Legat Dwight G. Garretson will accompany this shipment from Georgetown to Port of Spain, Trinidad, and will insure that crates are not off-loaded there. Garretson will then return to Georgetown via Pan Am flight 227, to arrive Georgetown 2350, Thrusday [Thursday], 12/28/78.

Air waybill number will be furnished telephonically.

Dwyer [Deputy Chief of Mission Richard Dwyer]

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Originally posted on November 3rd, 2018.

Last modified on July 24th, 2020.
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