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The search for Solar Temple cult leaders Di Mambro and Jouret

The Story


After four days pathologists are able to positively identify only five of the 48 dead bodies found in Switzerland. Not ruling out some kind of ritual suicide by some of the cult members, police believe many of the dead were murdered. In this clip, they decide not to wait for the autopsy reports and issue international warrants for the arrest of Joseph Di Mambro and Luc Jouret in connection to the mass deaths in Quebec and Switzerland.

Medium: Radio
Program: The World At Six
Broadcast Date: Oct. 7, 1994
Host: Bernie McNamee, Bob Oxley
Reporter: Rick MacInnes-Rae
Duration: 4:34

Did You know?


• Jouret skipped off to Switzerland after he was charged with weapons offences in Canada.

• After discovering the dead bodies, police questioned two cult members in Switzerland and held them in protective custody for their own safety.


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