Serial 1303-16


Federal Bureau of Investigation

Date of transcription 12/15/78

On December 7, 1978, at 12:10 AM, a copy of the attached authorization form to perform an autopsy on the body of Reverend Jim Jones was signed by

Suzanne Jones (Cartmell)
Timothy G. Jones
James W. Jones, Jr.

This authorization form was signed at the John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFKIA), Hangar 17, Queens, New York (NY), NY, and was witnessed by:

Special Agent (SA) [name deleted]
Special Agent (SA) [name deleted]

[Page 2]


I/we request and authorize the physicians in attendance at The Dover Air Force Base, Dover, Delaware, to perform a complete autopsy on the remains of Reverend Jim Jones.

I/we understand that the autopsy may include an examination of the head, eyes, spinal cord, chest, abdomen, and extremities. I/we authorize the removal and retention or use for diagnostic, scientific, or therapeutic purposes of such organs, tissues, and parts as such physicians deem proper.

I/we represent that I am/we are the legal next of kin of the deceased and entitled by law to control the disposition of the remains.


Witnessed by: [name deleted]