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40 years ago: Jim Jones Massacre in South America

40 years ago: Jim Jones Massacre
40 years ago: Jim Jones Massacre
40 years ago: Jim Jones Massacre
40 years ago: Jim Jones Massacre
40 years ago: Jim Jones Massacre
40 years ago: Jim Jones Massacre
40 years ago: Jim Jones Massacre
Posted at 2:23 PM, Nov 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-16 14:23:38-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Forty years ago, more than 900 followers of cult-leader Jim Jones took their lives in a mass murder-suicide in Jonestown, Guyana.

Jones was born in Lynn, Indiana. He founded the Peoples Temple at 15th and New Jersey streets in Indianapolis in the 1950s.

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