Nov 23, 78 • 0655 • State-Georgetown • 296505

[Editor’s note: This text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978STATE296505_d.html. The State Department FOIA release of 1981 withheld two names from this cable. They are denoted below in red type.]

UNCLASSIFIED
PAGE 01
STATE 296505
ORIGIN SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 ARA-15 CA-01 SSO-00 /023 R
DRAFTED BY CA/SCS:MACELLA:BB
APPROVED BY ARA:SRGIBSON
S/S-O:JTHYDEN
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O 230655Z NOV 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 296505

E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC, (CASANOVA, DANNY)
SUBJECT: W/W: DANNY CASANOVA

1. MRS. DIANE HAWTHORNE AUNT OF SUBJECT, SAYS SHE HAS AUTHORITY FROM SUBJECT’S MOTHER, MARY ANN CASANOVA WHO IS IN GUYANA TO ARRANGE FOR DISPOSITION OF SUBJECT’S REMAINS.

2. PLEASE ASCERTAIN IF MRS. CASANOVA HAS AUTHORIZED MRS. HAWTHORNE TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR SUBJECT’S BURIAL. IF SO, PLEASE HAVE MRS. CASANOVA GIVE A WRITTEN STATEMENT TO THIS EFFECT.

VANCE

UNCLASSIFIED
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Originally posted on March 2nd, 2020.

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