Jonestown Massacre

People's Temple 1978 Scene at People's Temple, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978, after mass suicide by cult led by Jim Jones. (AP Photo)
JONESTOWN SUICIDE Hundreds of bodies are strewn around the Jonestown Commune in Jonestown, Guyana where more than 900 members of the People's Temple committed suicide in November 1978. The Rev. Jim Jones urged his disciples to drink cyanide-laced grape punch. Jones, who was among those who died, led the Peoples Temple, which ran a free clinic and a drug rehabilitation program. (AP Photo/file)
Peoples Temple Cult Investigators and others in Peoples Temple compound following mass suicides at Jonestown, Guyana in 1978. (AP Photo)
Jonestown Promotional Book Copies Color copies of Jonestown Promotional Book in 1978. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine)
Jonestown Mass Suicide 1978 An aerial shot of the mass suicide of the religious cult, The Peoples Temple led by Jim Jones, 1978, Jonestown, Guyana. (AP Photo)
People's Temple Cult Bottles of poison which belonged to members of the Peoples Temple cult, who participated in a mass suicide, 1978, in Jonestown, Guyana. (AP Photo)
Teri Buford, Mark Lane Teri Buford of the People's Temple appears at a news conference with attorney Mark Lane at the Federal Building in San Francisco, Calif., Dec. 21, 1978. Buford left the Jim Jones cult three weeks before the mass suicide. (AP Photo/Sal Veder)
Jonestown Mass Suicide 1978 U.S. troops transfer body bags containing remains of the mass suicide at Jonestown to metal ship, Nov. 23, 1978, Georgetown, Guyana. (AP Photo)
People's Temple Cult Stack of U.S. passports that belonged to members of the Peoples Temple cult, who participated in a mass suicide, 1978, Jonestown, Guyana. (AP Photo)
Jonestown Promotional Book Copies Color copies of Jonestown Promotional Book in 1978. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine )
Gerry Gouveia Villagers look on as Capt. Gerry Gouveia, a commercial pilot, directs grass-clearing at the remote airstrip where gunmen ambushed and killed U.S. Rep. Leo Ryan and four others on Nov. 18, 1978. Later, the Rev Jim Jones and 912 other people died in a bizarre suicide-massacre at the Jonestown commune a few miles away. (AP Photo/Robert Glass)
People's Temple 1978 Scene at People's Temple, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978, after mass suicide by cult led by Jim Jones. (AP Photo)
People's Temple 1978 Scene at People's Temple, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978, after mass suicide by cult led by Jim Jones. (AP Photo)
People's Temple 1978 Scene at People's Temple, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978, after mass suicide by cult led by Jim Jones. (AP Photo)
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A total of 909 people died in Jonestown, the vast majority from cyandie poisoning on Nov. 18, 1978. Two others died by other means. Bodies of 911 massacre victims were brought after the deaths to Dover Air Force Base, home to the U.S. military’s largest mortuary. The cremated remains of nine victims of the 1978 mass cult suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, have turned up in a former funeral home in Delaware, officials said Thursday. Editor’s note: Some people may find some of these images disturbing.

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