Nov 30, 78 • 0905 • Fukuoka-State • 0233

[Editor’s note: The State Department FOIA release of 1981 made numerous deletions in this cable. A cable from later in the day in response reports that “neither the name Jokela nor Honda appear among the recovered passports or on the master list of American citizens admitted to Guyana.”]

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[Agencies receiving informational copies on PDF]

P R 300905Z NOV 78
FM AMCONSUL FUKUOKA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0983
INFO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
UNCLAS FUKUOKA 0233
ACTION: SCA/SCS

E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC, CDFS, GY [several words deleted]
SUBJECT: W/W – POSSIBLE GUYANA SUICIDE VICTIMS

[several lines deleted] stating she and family including husband [name deleted], son [name deleted], son [name deleted], daughter [name deleted], had sold household effects and were planning depart for Jonestown Guyana during August 1978. Family had been residing at [address deleted] but no longer there.

2. [Name deleted] fears that his sister and family among communal suicide victims in Jonestown, Guyana.

3. Request Department’s assistance in confirming whereabouts [name deleted] and family or if their passports found Jonestown.

Pabst

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Originally posted on March 16th, 2020.

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