Serial 913

FBI Airtel

Date 12/6/78

TO: DIRECTOR, FBI (89-4286)
FROM: SAC, HOUSTON (89-156) (P)
SUBJECT: RYMUR

Re Butel to Baltimore, 12/1/78.

Enclosed for Baltimore is the original release signed by Ezra L. Schacht authorizing a complete autopsy on his son, Dr. Larry Schacht. Enclosed for San Francisco is a copy of this release and the following:

1. One 302 regarding [name deleted], Conroe, Texas.

2. One 302 regarding [name deleted], Houston, Texas

3. Interview notes regarding [name deleted].

4. One 302 regarding Ezra L. Schacht.

On 11/27/78, [name and address deleted], Houston, Texas, telephone [numbers deleted], telephonically contacted Houston, FBI and advised that he is

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a ham radio operator and has had radio contact with the Peoples Temple on several occasions. [name deleted] reported several violations to the FCC regarding these transmissions and was advised by the FCC to report this to the FBI. [name deleted] advised that he is not and has not been a member of the People’s Temple (PT) and that the radio contact he had with the PT did not give him any indication of any impending problems concerning the PT.

LEADS:

BALTIMORE,

AT DOVER, DELAWARE

Will furnish original of release for autopsy to Dr. William R. Cowen [Cowan].

SAN FRANCISCO,

AT SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

1. If not already done, will interview [name deleted], telephone [deleted], former member of the PT.

2. Will, if not already done, interview [name deleted], residence telephone [deleted], business [deleted], former member of the (PT).

HOUSTON,

AT HOUSTON, TEXAS

Investigation continuing.

Armed and dangerous; suicidal tendencies.

Originally posted on May 5th, 2019.

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