Nov 21, 78 • 0850 • Bamako-State • 5609

[Editor’s note: The State Department FOIA release of 1981 made several deletions in this cable. Subsequent cables revealed the identity of the subject as Carolyn Looman, who died in Jonestown. Where known the information is denoted in red type.]

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O 210850Z NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY BAMAKO
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1322
UNCLAS BAMAKO 5609
FOR CA/SCS: PEOPLE’S TEMPLE TASK FORCE

E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC [LOOMAN, CAROLYN]
SUBJECT: PEOPLE’S TEMPLE: W/W [LOOMAN, CAROLYN]
REF: STATE 293821

1. [Identifying information of Carolyn Looman withheld], last known address People’s Temple in Guyana. [Line deleted]

2. Her next of kin are parents, [names and address deleted].

3. Depart is requested to provide any available information on [Carolyn Looman] welfare/whereabouts in wake of events of last few days. Privacy Act limitations understood.

Byrne

UNCLASSIFIED

Originally posted on March 1st, 2020.

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