Dec 1, 78 • 1948 • State-Port of Spain • 304542

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STATE 304542
ORIGIN SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 /022 R
DRAFTED BY CA/SCS:RPCLARK:BB
APPROVED BY CA/SCS:AGISE
ARA/JBUSHNELL
S/S-O:SVALERGA
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O 011948Z DEC 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY PORT OF SPAIN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 304542

E.O. 12065: N/A
TAGS: CASC, CDES, GY, (PEOPLE’S TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: DISPOSITION OF REMAINS OF MICHELLE ELAINE TOUCHETTE.
REF: STATE 303200, PORT OF SPAIN 3395 (PARA 3).

THE REMAINS OF MICHELLE CLAIRE TOUCHETTE HAVE NOW BEEN POSITIVELY IDENTIFIED. MR. TOUCHETTE’S STATEMENT AND THE INCOMING CABLE SHOULD INCLUDE INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING HER REMAINS AND THE REMAINS OF ANY OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS THAT MAY BE IDENTIFIED IN THE FUTURE, ALL SPECIFICALLY BY NAME. (SEE PARAGRAPH 2 OF STATE 303200).

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Originally posted on March 17th, 2020.

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