Case 60


*** Content Warning: abuse, mass death, child victims, suicide, animal cruelty ***

[Part 1 of 3]

During childbirth, Lynetta Jones’ deceased mother appeared to her in a vision and prophesied that the baby would one day become a great man. Lynetta’s son was Jim Warren Jones, who grew up to become the leader of a new religious movement he named ‘The Peoples Temple’. 

As word of Jones’ egalitarian ideals and miraculous healings spread, his following increased. But all was not as it seemed. Behind closed doors, Jones abused his power and his congregation. Eventually, he began speaking more and more frequently about one concept in particular: revolutionary suicide.



Casefile Presents



Research & writing – Milly Raso

Narration – Anonymous Host



‘Flatline intro’ and ‘Come play with me’ intro and outro –

Audio production – Mike Migas 

Scoring – Mike Migas and Andrew Joslyn



Logo and website design – Paulina Szymanska



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