Nov 21, 78 • 0541 • FBI-Justice

[Editor’s note: This cable represents the closing paragraphs of the RYMUR version of this cable at Serial 123.]

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O 210541Z NOV 78
FM DIRECTOR FBI
TO DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL
ATTN: EMERGENCY PROGRAMS CENTER
ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL, CRIMINAL DIVISION
ATTN: INTERNAL SECURITY SECTION
ATTN: GENERAL CRIMES SECTIONS
U.S. SECRET SERVICE
DIRECTOR, CIA
SECRETARY OF STATE
NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY [ILLEGIBLE INITIALS]
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
WHITE HOUSE SITUATION ROOM
FBI MIAMI

UNCLAS SECTION TWO OF TWO

UNKNOWN SUBJECTS; US CONGRESSMAN LEO RYAN (DECEASED) –VICTIM,

PAGE TWO DE RUEHFB 9045 UNCLAS

PEOPLE’S TEMPLE CHRISTIAN CHURCH – DISCIPLES OF CHRIST, CAS [CONGRESSIONAL ASSASSINATION STATUTE ] -CONSPIRACY (A), FPC [FOREIGN POLICE COOPERATION].

As many as three projectiles may be present within her body; however, at this time, hospital officials do not intend to surgically remove them pending improvement in her overall condition. Ronald A. Javers scheduled for surgery 9:00 A.M., November 21, 1978, Malcolm Grow Medical Center, AFB, for removal of projectile located in left shoulder. Baltimore will obtain projectile from attending surgeon on scene.

FBI Miami note possession of suspect Layton’s handgun by State Department staff. Obtain same as evidence.

Armed and dangerous.

EOT

Originally posted on March 5th, 2020.

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