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Cult's private detective fires at journalists

Title: Cult's private detective fires at journalists
Date: Sunday, 8 November 1987
Publisher: The Sunday Times (UK)
Author: Richard Palmer
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A private detective employed by representatives of the Church of Scientology cult to investigate one of its opponents, shot at a Sunday Times reporter and photographer and threatened to kill them last week. The detective, Jarl Grieve Einar Cynewulf, fired a pistol at the journalists after saying: "You'd better go now unless you want to end up in a wooden box. Do you want to be another Hungerford martyr?" Although the gun was fired from close range, the journalists escaped unharmed ... [Read the rest at]