Nov 26, 78 • 2109 • FBI-State

[Editor’s note: This cable is a retransmittal of Serial 994 in the RYMUR file.]

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O 262109Z
FM DIRECTOR FBI
TO SECRETARY OF STATE
ATTN: U.S. EMBASSY GEORGETOWN GUYANA FOR LEGAT ROBERT OGLESBY
U.S. SECRET SERVICE
UNCLAS
UNSUBS: CONGRESSMAN LEO J. RYAN – VICTIM; CAS; FPC.

FOR INFORMATION AND PASSAGE TO GUYANIAN [GUYANESE] POLICE AUTHORITIES, FBI HQ INDICES AS WELL AS INDICES OF SAN FRANCISCO, SACRAMENTO, LOS ANGELES, SAN DIEGO, AND INDIANAPOLIS OFFICES NEGATIVE REGARDING CHARLES EDWARD BEIKMAN, BORN AUGUST 13, 1935, AND LAWRENCE [Laurence] JOHN LAYTON, BORN JANUARY 11, 1946. NO RECORD ON ABOVE NAMES IN NCIC OR CRIMINAL HISTORY FILES. NO RECORD IN FBI IDENTIFICATION DIVISION OR IN CALIFORNIA LAW ENFORCEMENT TELETYPE SYSTEM. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AS DEVELOPED WILL BE FURNISHED.

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FBI HQ HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE DISTINCT POSSIBILITY THAT CERTAIN SURVIVORS OF THE ASSAULT AND MASS SUICIDE AT JONESTOWN, GUYANA MAY LEAVE GEORGETOWN BY WAY OF COMMERCIAL AIR TRANSPORTATION. THEREFORE, THESE PERSONS WOULD NOT BE INTERVIEWED BY THE FBI TEAM AWAITING ARRIVAL OF SURVIVORS IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA. IT IS IMPERATIVE FBI BE ADVISED OF THE IDENTITY OF THOSE SURVIVORS LEAVING GUYANA BY COMMERCIAL AIRLINES, THEIR DESTINATION, AND ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL IN ORDER TO EFFECT AN INTERVIEW OF THOSE PERSONS.

STATE DEPARTMENT IS REQUESTED TO ADVISE U.S. EMBASSY, GEORGETOWN.

NOTE BY OC/T: PASSED TO U.S. EMBASSY, GEORGETOWN.

Originally posted on March 16th, 2020.

Last modified on July 24th, 2022.
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