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Remains of California victim of Jonestown Massacre found in Delaware
Remains of California victim of Jonestown Massacre found in Delaware

A Northern California man says his wife was one of the nine victims of the Jonestown Massacre whose remains were recovered in Delaware earlier this week. Irvin Ray Perkins, 64, of Antioch, told the Los Angeles Times that Delaware officials have confirmed his wife, Maud, was one of the nine victims whose cremated remains were among those discovered in an abandoned Dover funeral home. “That was some shock, that it took [so long] for them to contact me," Perkins said in a brief phone interview. The massacre, in which more than 900 people died after consuming cyanide-laced drinks, happened nearly 36 years ago at the Jonestown complex in Guyana. On Thursday, the Delaware...

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