Jonestown Remains

Jonestown Remains

FILE - This Jan. 1976 photo shows the Rev. Jim Jones, pastor of peoples Temple in San Francisco. The cremated remains of nine victims of a 1978 mass cult suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, have turned up in a former funeral home in Delaware, officials said Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. The state Division of Forensic Science has taken possession of the remains and is working to make identifications and notify relatives, the agency and Dover police said in a statement. On Nov. 18, 1978, Jones orchestrated a ritual of mass murder and suicide in Jonestown, Guyana. Bodies of 911 massacre victims were brought to Dover Air Force Base, home to the U.S. military's largest mortuary. Many of the bodies were decomposed and could not be identified. (AP Photo/File)

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January 01, 1976 03:00:00 AM
August 07, 2014 06:58:43 PM
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JAN. 1976 PHOTO
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Religious cults, Suicides, Religious issues, Religion, Social affairs, Religious issues, Social issues, General news
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