[Editor’s note: The State Department FOIA release of 1981 made several deletions in this cable. The information was disclosed in both earlier and later cables, and is denoted below in red type. It should be noted that this is an identical cable to 780911 state-gt 229400.]
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O 111633 SEP 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BRIDGETOWN
UNCLAS STATE 229400
E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CDES GY (EDWARDS, JAMES & IRENE)
SUBJECT: DEATHS OF JAMES AND IRENE EDWARDS
1. [Calvin Johnson] received anonymous call informing him that [his uncle] James Edwards, died three weeks ago of overwork and his wife, Irene, was shot and killed and about same time. Couple’s last known address was Peoples Temple, Georgetown.
2. Post requested attempt confirm deaths and send modified direct relay death notification telegram to [name and address: Calvin Johnson, 401 Ralston Street, San Francisco, California 94132].