0 151900Z DEC 78
FM HQ USAF WASH DC/SG
TO RUEBEJA/436 DOVER AFB DE/SVM
[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]
For Col Cowan, AFIP Team. Subject: Authority to perform autopsies on designated remains from Guyana. 1. Based on information and requests received from Dept of State and Dept of Justice the General Counsel of the Air Force has advised that there is legal authority to proceed with autopsies on the remains of the following individuals: James W. Jones: Maria Katsaris: Dr. Larry Schacht: Ann Elizabeth Moore: Carolyn Moore Layton: William Richard Castillo: and Violet [Violett] Esther Dillard. 2. This message constitutes authority to proceed with autopsies.