Nov 20, 78 • 0200 • State-Georgetown • 293789

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 29 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The State Department withheld the name of Sherwin Harris, but it was released in RYMUR. It is indicated below in red type.

[This text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978STATE293789_d.html.]

UNCLASSIFIED
PAGE 01 STATE 293789
ORIGIN SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 CA-01 H-02 SS-15 NSCE-00 SSO-00 CIAE-00 INR-10 NSAE-00 DODE-00 PA-02 FBIE-00 TRSE-00 MCT-02 INRE-00 SY-05 USSS-00 AID-05 SYE-00 PPT-01 /065 R
DRAFTED BY CA/SCS:RDBELT:BB
APPROVED BY ARA – JGRIFFITH
S/S-O:TREYNDERS
——————094046 200208Z /64

O 200200Z NOV 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 293789
E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CDES, GY, (AMOS, LINDA SHARON), (HARRIS, LIANE)
SUBJECT: MURDER/SUICIDE AT PEOPLES TEMPLE GEORGETOWN RESIDENCE
REF: GEORGETOWN 3789

DEPT UNABLE LOCATE NOK BASED ON INFO CONTAINED REFTEL. EMBASSY RESPECTFULLY REQUESTED ATTEMPT GET INFORMATION RE PPT NOS, NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF SHARON AMOS AND HER THREE CHILDREN IN U.S. PERHAPS SHERWIN HARRIS COULD PROVIDE THIS INFO.

VANCE [Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State]

UNCLASSIFIED
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Originally posted on March 1st, 2020.

Last modified on June 23rd, 2022.
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