Dec 26, 78 • 1204 • Georgetown-State • 4440

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R 261204Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO US SOCIAL SECURITY ADMIN BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
INFO SECSTATE WASHDC 8560
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 4440
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS:
SUBJ: 064-16-098A W/E LISA P. LAYTON
REF: A) YOUR TELEGRAM 202000Z DEC 78 B) GEORGETOWN 3876 (NOTAL)

1. REF B. REPORTED TO STATE DEPARTMENT THE FACT THAT LISA LAYTON (JULY 14, 1915; GERMANY) DIED OF NATURAL CAUSES ON OCTOBER 30, 1978. THE COMPLETION OF THE FORM FS192 WAS DELAYED PENDING RECEIPT OF HER U.S. PASSPORT FROM THE PEOPLE’S TEMPLE. HER DEATH WAS NOT CONNECTED WITH THE SHOOTINGS AT PORT KAITUMA OR THE TRAGIC EVENTS AT JONESTOWN ON NOVEMBER 18, 1978.

2. EMBASSY IS AIRMAILING TODAY A CERTIFIED TRUE COPY OF THE GUYANESE DEATH CERTIFICATE OF MRS. LAYTON.

BURKE (John Burke, U.S. Ambassador to Guyana]

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Originally posted on March 25th, 2020.

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