Nov 23, 78 • 0332 • Georgetown-State • 3885

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 370 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.]

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R 230332 NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 8167
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 3885
E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CARR LAYTON, LARRY
SUBJECT: W/W [WHEREABOUTS/WELFARE] ARRESTS: LARRY LAYTON

1. LAYTON, LARRY (FULL NAME UNCONFIRMED LAWRENCE [Laurence] JOHN LAYTON)

2. MALE

3. DPOB JANUARY 11, 1946 (UNCONFIRMED) PLACE UNKNOWN

4. PASSPORT # AND PLACE ISSUED: UNKNOWN

5. LAST US ADDRESS UNKNOWN

6. 20 OR 21 NOVEMBER 1978, PORT KAITUMA, GUYANA

7. UNKNOWN

8. MURDER

9. PRESUMED CAMP STREET PRISON [GEORGETOWN]

10. PRETRIAL

11. 15 JANUARY 1979

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12. UNKNOWN

13. UNKNOWN

14. NO

15. UNKNOWN

16. 21 NOVEMBER 1978; POLICE

17. NOT YET VISITED

18. UNKNOWN

19. UNKNOWN

20. UNKNOWN

21. UNKNOWN

22. UNKNOWN

23. LAYTON ARRESTED AS SUSPECT IN THE MURDER OF CONGRESSMAN LEO RYAN AND THE MEMBERS OF HIS PARTY ON 18 NOVEMBER 1978.

24. UNKNOWN

BURKE [John Burke, U.S. Ambassador to Guyana]

Originally posted on March 2nd, 2020.

Last modified on July 24th, 2022.
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