[Editor’s note: Several of the subjects whose names are deleted in this serial are known to the editor as members of the family of Julius Evans. Those notations have been indicated by red type.]
0 032300Z DEC 78
FM BROOKLYN-QUEENS MRA
TO DIRECTOR IMMEDIATE
SAN FRANCISCO IMMEDIATE
LOS ANGELES IMMEDIATE (INFO)
UNCLAS E F T O
Re: NY telcall to Bu 12/2/78
NY telcall to ASAC SF 12/3/78
The following survivors were interviewed in-depth upon arrival on Pan-American flight 228 at JFK international Airport 12/2/78.
Edith Parks, [name deleted], Julius [name deleted] [and Sandra] Evans, [several names deleted] [Sharla, Shirelle and Sonya Evans]. All individuals en route to San Francisco on 12/3/78 via TWA flight 41 writing San Francisco 1:55 PM Pacific time.
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Contact for [identifying information deleted] telephone [number deleted]. Contact for Parks in care of [information deleted] Ukiah, California, telephone (707) [number deleted].
The following information is submitted as a result of interview at New York:
Edith Parks, 20 year member of PT, interviewed and was a witness to assassination of Congressman Ryan, observed Layton and others kill Ryan and party. Provided name Stanley Geig [Gieg] as driver of tractor which carried gunmen to airport. Parks survived by remaining between other aircraft.
Parks saw a tractor and wagon approach with Stanley Geig driving. Men lying down in the back began shooting. She recognized a FNU [first name unknown] [Ellihue] Dennis as a shooter, and a blonde boy, whose name she could not recall, was shooting. Parks denied any prior knowledge of assassination of Congressman Ryan.
[Name deleted] have identified Jim Jones, Jr. as being in charge of hut number 14 (weapons hut) as having seen a number of “bang type” weapons in that hut. Children also provided
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information that they are aware of beatings and coercion of PT members by armed security guards. Interview children indicate a conflict as to the time of the [information deleted] [Evans family] escape from Jonestown.
Mr. [information deleted] [handwritten name “Evans”] but denied administering suicide poison. Mr. [name deleted] Jones [name crossed out, “Evans” inserted] unable to provide any positive information re conspiracy, narcotics, or assassination.
San Francisco at San Francisco, California – 1. Reinterview Edith Parks and consider use of polygraph. 2. Reinterview [Evans family] in view of apparent contradictions as to their activities and escape from Jonestown.
New York at BQMRA – 1. Will forward 302’s of interviews to Bureau and San Francisco. 2. Will conduct additional interviews
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as individuals become available.
Armed and dangerous.