Nov 22, 78 • 1918 • Georgetown-State • 3876

[Editor’s note: This text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978GEORGE03876_d.html. The State Department FOIA release of 1981 made one deletion in this cable, denoted below in red type.]

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O 221918Z NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8145
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 3876
E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC, GY (PEOPLE’S TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: PT MEMBERS REPORTED IN GUYANA
REF: STATE 295684

LISA LAYTON (JULY 14, 1915; GERMANY) DIED ON OCTOBER 30, 1978. EMBASSY WAS INFORMED AND TOLD THAT HER SON, LARRY LAYTON, WOULD NOTIFY RELATIVES. COMPLETION OF FS-192 WAS PENDING RECEIPT OF HER PASSPORT FROM TEMPLE. HER DEATH WAS NOT CONNECTED WITH RECENT EVENTS, BUT IT WOULD APPEAR THAT LARRY DID NOT NOTIFY MS. VALENTINE [Larry’s sister and Lisa’s daughter, Annalisa Valentine].

BURKE

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Originally posted on March 2nd, 2020.

Last modified on July 24th, 2022.
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