Serial 1036

0 230520Z NOV 78
FM DETROIT
TO DIRECTOR IMMEDIATE
BT
UNCLAS
RYMUR

Regarding Bureau teletype to all offices, November 22, 1978.

Detroit has not identified present or past members of Peoples Temple currently in Detroit area.

Indices searched at Detroit negative regarding People’s Temple of Christian Disciples of God, and Congressman Leo J. Ryan. Detroit has numerous Jim Jones references, but none identifiable with James Warren Jones, aka Jim Jones, who is founder of People’s Temple. Search of indices regarding James Warren Jones also negative.

Detroit has identified relatives of members of People’s Temple, but in accordance with instructions set out in referenced teletype these people are not being targeted for interview, unless so requested by Bureau.

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Exhaustive reviews of all newspaper articles regarding situation are continuing and should any individuals associated with People’s Temple be identified and interviewed, results will be forwarded to Bureau.

Armed and dangerous – suicidal.

BT

Originally posted on August 13th, 2019.

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