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Utah Family Suicide #259382

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 03, 1978
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(Studio) Report on attempted family suicide by survivors of religious fanatic who committed suicide earlier in Salt Lake City. Deaths of all but one family member reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Salt Lake City, UT) Details given of death jumps from hotel balcony of Rachel David and 6 of 7 children. [Witness Irvin ROSE - describes scene.] Background given on cult leader Immanuel David, who was excommunicated from Mormon Church. [Salt Lake City police department spokesperson Brent DAVIS - reports divine characterizations David had given self.] FBI investigation of David for alleged fraudulent solicitation of funds noted.
REPORTER: Bruce Lindsey (KSL-TV)

Mudd, Roger

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