Serial 221

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 221 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978GEORGE03888_d.html.]

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GEORGE 03888 230647Z
ACTION SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ARA-11 ISO-00 CCO-00 FBIE-00 CIAE-00 DODE-00 PA-01 TRSE-00 MCT-02 CA-01 INR-10 INRE-00 SY-05 SYE-00 USSS-00 H-01 AID-05 SS-15 L-03 SSO-00 NSCE-00 OC-06 JUSE-00 NSAE-00 ICAE-00 CG-00 DOTE-00 /067 W
——————032789 230653Z /23

Z 230605Z NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC FLASH 8169
C O N F I D E N T I A L GEORGETOWN 3888
E.O. 11652: GDS
TAGS: CASC
Subject: Return Of Remains; Peoples Temple Victims

Following sent action USCINCSO/Quarry Heiths CZ, info Amembassy Georgetown 23 November from CDR/JTF South/Georgetown Guyana AHF2
Repeated for your action:

Quote:

DE RULPBFA 2551 3270128
Zny Ccccc
P 230120z Nov 78
Fm Cdr/Jtf South/Georgetown Guyana AHF2
To Rulpalj/Uscincso/Quarry Heights CZ
Info Rueson/Amembassy Georgetown GY
BT
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Subject: Shipment Of Remains

A. UR MSG 221810Z NOV 78
(C) following human remains are expected to depart this location at 230430z Nov 78 of Mac Mission Num 30-01.

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A. Unidentified -39 containers
B. Identified -container num 7-a. Local police have identified remains as Jimmy Jones (nee Stone adopted son of Rev James Jones. They have also identified two female bodies. Names and container numbers to follow. Unquote

Burke [John Burke, U.S. Ambassador to Guyana]

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Originally posted on December 2nd, 2018.

Last modified on June 25th, 2022.
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