[Editor’s note: The State Department FOIA release of 1981 withheld several names from this cable. They are denoted below in red type.
[The text for this document was released in 2014 by the now-defunct Wikileaks website at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978GEORGE03799_d.html. This URL may be available through the Wayback Machine.]
GEORGE 03799 201414Z
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 CA-01 H-02 PA-02 ICAE-00 SSO-00 /027 W
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O 201405Z NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8084
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 3799
TAGS: CASC, CDES, GY (PARKS, PARTICIA)
SUBJ: DEATH OF PARTICIA PARKS
REF: A. GEORGETOWN 3779 B. STATE 293788
UNCONFIRMED EYEWITNESS REPORT AND GUYANA POLICE REPORT STATE THAT WIFE OF JERRY PARKS IS DECEASED. WE HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO IDENTIFY WIFE FURTHER, BUT ASSUME SHE IS THE PATRICIA IN REF B.
BURKE [U.S. Ambassador John Burke]