0 1623202Z DEC 78
FM LOS ANGELES (89-436) (3) (P)
TO DIRECTOR FBI (89-4286) ROUTINE
SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) (SF VIA FBIHQ) (ROUTINE)
Re San Francisco teletype to the Director, dated December 15, 1978.
On December 15, 1978, [name and address deleted], Los Angeles, California was contacted and advised that she was a sister of [name deleted] who was formerly a member of the People’s Temple (PT) and who had lived both in Ukiah, California and Guyana. [Name deleted] advised she did not author \ the letter referred to in referenced teletype, however advised that she did write letters to both district attorneys in Los Angeles and San Francisco regarding illegal practices of the PT.
[Name deleted] advised that she had received information that
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her mother, Mrs. David Howard, and grandmother, Vinnie [Vennie] Thompson, were killed in Guyana, however, has had no word from her cousin [name deleted]. [Name deleted] does not know the current whereabouts of [Name deleted].
[Name deleted] advised that she did not know the whereabouts of her brother [Name deleted]. However, because of recent federal statutes, i.e. Freedom of Information Act, she refused to discuss the whereabouts of [Name deleted] for interview. [Name deleted] however, agreed to contact [Name deleted] to ascertain if he would be agreeable to be interviewed by Bureau agents. [Name deleted] reluctantly agreed to recontact SA [Name deleted] regarding [Name deleted] answer to furnish interview.
Los Angeles at Long Beach, California: will recontact [Name and address deleted], Los Angeles, to ascertain if interview will be agreeable with [Name deleted].
Armed and dangerous; suicidal tendencies.