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Switzerland, Canada / Cult Deaths #354040

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 06, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Cheiry, Switzerland: Barry Petersen) The investigation into the deaths of members of the religious cult Order of the Solar Temple in Switzerland featured; scenes shown from Cheiry, Switzerland. [Swiss police official Andre PILLER - speculates on murder or suicide.] Additional deaths near Montreal, Canada, recalled; the role of missing cult founder Luc Jouret detailed; Richelieu, Quebec, Canada, Mayor Robert Ostiguy's involvement with the cult and his death reported. [Richelieu constable Richard LaJEURNESSE - expresses opinion re: Ostiguy.]

Chung, Connie;
Petersen, Barry

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