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Jan 14, 1980
Digest Monday [Suicide of Margarit Winkelmann] — Evening Independent (Florida)
Type: Press
Source: Evening Independent (Florida)
Clearwater City Commissioner Richard Tenney said he will ask Pinellas State Attorney James T. Russel to investigate the death of Church of Scientology member Margarit Winkelmann, 51, who apparently jumped into Clearwater Bay. Tenney said he is concerned the Zurich, Switzerland woman may not have been getting the right kind of psychiatric help prior to her death Friday. The woman and her husband had been staying at the church's Clearwater headquarters and have been counseled there since November, according to church ...
Jan 12, 1980
Police probe death of woman who fell from seawall into bay — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Steven A. Marquez
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Police are investigating the apparent drowning of a woman who reportedly fell from a sea-wall into Clearwater Bay Friday morning. The name of the woman, believed to be a visitor from out of town, is being withheld by police. The victim was described as a white and in her early 50s, 6-feet 3-inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds. She was clad in a blouse, sweater and skirt when she was found floating 10 feet from the wall behind ...
Jan 11, 1980
Woman drowns after fall — Evening Independent (Florida)
Type: Press
Source: Evening Independent (Florida)
CLEARWATER – A woman in her early 50's apparently stumbled and fell into Clearwater Harbor this morning and drowned, police said. The woman fells from a height of 20 feet on a stretch of rocky and uneven ground near Pierce 100 Condominiums at about 9:30 a.m. Paramedics were summoned to the scene by a man who saw the woman fall into the water, police said. Police said they do not suspect foul play in the death and have not ruled out ...
Aug 29, 1978
Scientology Flagship shrouded in mystery // Vessel was focus of mutual suspicion between church, government — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Robert Gillette
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
On June 25, 1971, a young Colorado woman named Susan Meister died in an apparent suicide aboard the Apollo, the 3,280-ton flagship of the Church of Scientology and for nearly a decade the personal yacht of the church's founder, L. Ron Hubbard. In mid-July that year, according to State Department correspondence obtained by The Times, Miss Meister's father traveled from Colorado to the Moroccan port of Safi, 125 miles south of Casablanca, where the Apollo was then moored, to inquire into ...
Dec 4, 1976
Scientologist's death still cloudy — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Nov 23, 1976
Scientology student death probe — Las Vegas Sun
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Type: Press
Author(s): Sharon Spigelmyer
Source: Las Vegas Sun
Police and private investigators are probing the mysterious death of the Church of Scientology founder's son, found unidentified three weeks ago near McCarran International Airport in a coma, Coroner Dick Mayne said Monday. Cause of death is still unknown for Geoffrey Quentin McCally Hubbard, 22, of Clearwater, Fla. He was a student and counselor in scientology. The homicide division of the Metropolitan Police Department Monday combed the scene where Hubbard was found, and discovered identification, license plate, car registration and ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Mar 3, 1974
Expensive trip to spirituality [first of a series] — St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)
Type: Press
Author(s): James E. Adams, Elaine Viets
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)
The Church of Scientology of Missouri, a branch of a controversial organization promising total spiritual freedom for all followers, opened in 1969 with a six member staff at a small Brentwood office. Today, the church has a staff of 150 and is in the process of moving from rented, two-story quarters at 4225 Lindell Boulevard to an even larger building of its own at 3730 Lindell. For fees that can total $5700, the staff conducts personal enlightenment and improvement courses for ...
Jan 1, 1971
The Scandal of Scientology - 04 Have You Lived Before This Life? — Tower Publications, Inc.
Jan 1, 1971
The Scandal of Scientology - 10 The Suppressives — Tower Publications, Inc.
Dec 10, 1969
Tate link sought in 2 other deaths — Detroit News
Aug 3, 1969
Religion or business? // Practices of Scientology being investigated again — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): John Dart
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
RELIGION OR BUSINESS? Practices of Scientology Being Investigated Again By John Dart Times Religion Writer [Picture / Caption: YOUNG INITIATES — The Rev. Robert Bobo talks with two children who are taking Scientology courses. The photo on the wall is of the founder of the worldwide group, L. Ron Hubbard.] The mimeographed notice looked more like a secret police communique than a church message. It informed "those concerned" that a certain 20-year-old girl "is hereby declared a Suppressive Person and assigned ...
Sep 5, 1968
Suicide verdict on South African — The Times (UK)
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Type: Press
Source: The Times (UK)
A verdict of suicide was recorded at an East Grinstead inquest today on a South African, Johannes Hermanus Scheepers, aged 29, described on his alien registration card as a student of scientology. Mr. Scheepers was said to have been staying at the home of Mr. David Gaiman, Harwood House South, Harwoods Lane, a mile from the scientologists' international headquarters at Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead. Mr. Gaiman, aged 35, a senior executive of the cult, denied on oath that the dead ...
Dec 8, 1963
Australians look into Scientology / Ask if preclear and entheta constitute medical fraud — New York Times
Aug 1, 1951
Boiled Engrams — American Mercury
Type: Press
Author(s): Willard Beecher, Calder Willingham
Source: American Mercury
In May of last year, from the modest little town of Elizabeth, New Jersey, came a voice that promised complete salvation for mankind on this earth. That in itself is nothing new, but this particular voice was a powerful roar, worth at least a footnote in any account of our troubled age. It was the voice of a man by the name of L. Ron Hubbard. Until this moment, Hubbard had been known as a writer of science fiction fantasies. But ...
Feb 11, 1951
Find model, mate slain — Chicago Tribune
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Type: Press
Source: Chicago Tribune
Berkeley, Cal., Feb 10 (AP)—The bodies of a model and her husband were found in their apartment here last night, and Police Inspector A. R. Frock said it was murder and suicide. The victims were David E. Cary, 30, an instructor at the L. Ron Hubbard Dianetics institute of Los Angeles; and his wife, Helen, 28, a model at the California College of Arts and Crafts. Police theorized that Mrs. Cary shot her husband once in the chest, then turned a ...
Feb 11, 1951
Model and mate, instructor in dianetics, slain — Los Angeles Times (California)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
BERKELEY, Feb. 10 (U.P.)—A "dianetics instructor" and his "artist's model" wife were found shot to death in their apartment last night, apparently a murder and suicide, according to police. The bodies of David E. Cary, 29, and his wife Helen, 27, were found after neighbors complained the apartment radio had been blaring without stop for "at least a week." Police said the couple had been dead for about 10 days. Police Investigator J. L. Houston said Mrs. Cary apparently shot her ...
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