Obituaries

The following people with connections to Peoples Temple have died since October 2018.

Laura Johnston Kohl, who had lived in Jonestown but was working in Georgetown on 18 November, died on 19 November 2019 after a long battle with cancer. She was 72. Her extensive collection of writings for this website appears here.

Cyril Maitland, a freelance photographer who worked with reporter Gordon Lindsay for a story to be published in the tabloid National Enquirer, died on November 10, 2019. (The circumstances of the decision not to publish the story remain murky, with conflicting accounts from Lindsay and Temple lawyer Mark Lane.)

Originally posted on November 20th, 2019.

Last modified on November 25th, 2019.
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