Dec 5, 78 • 1221 • Georgetown-State • 4098

[Editor’s note: The State Department FOIA release of 1981 made several deletions in this cable. The person named below is almost undoubtedly Stephanie Morgan, aka Stephanie Bishop and Stephanie Jones, since there were two people named Stephanie Jones in Peoples Temple who met the descriptions below.]

UNCLASSIFIED
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O 051221Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8337
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 4098

E.O. 11652: NA
TAGS: CASC [JONES, STEPHANIE]
SUBJ: [STEPHANIE JONES]
REF: STATE 302950

1. Department is requested to notify [deleted name] that the [Stephanie Jones] who is currently at the People’s Temple HQ in Georgetown, is not rpt not his daughter.

2. We have been informed that there were two girls named [Stephanie Jones] at Jonestown, one was white, the other black, the latter, [Stephanie Jones] is the one now in Georgetown.

3. Adult members of the People’s Temple who know both girls and also [deleted name] state that his daughter is among the presumed dead.

BURKE [John Burke, U.S. Ambassador to Guyana]
UNCLASSIFIED

Originally posted on March 23rd, 2020.

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