Question - Where is Jim Jones?

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412 unclaimed bodies of the Jonestown mass suicide are buried at Evergreen. As a point of fact regarding the phrase itself, it is not known with certainty which of two grape powdered flavor mixes, Flavor Aid, Kool-Aid, or both were used to concoct the poison in Jonestown; the commune had both among their supplies. Most sources surmise that Flavor-Aid was primary flavor ingredient used. Crete, Indiana, United States

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https://time.com/longform/jonestown-aftermath/

Authorities said that five, including cult leader Jim Jones, died of gunshot wounds. Most, however, died of cyanide poisoning. The U. S. tried to have the bodies interred on site, offering to foot the bill for the Guyanese government.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/bruceweinstein/2018/03/29/two-great-reasons-to-stop-saying-i-drank-the-

The phrase “drinking the Kool-Aid” refers to followership at its worse. It was coined after a delusional, pseudo-guru named Jim Jones led his cult, the Peoples Temple, to mass suicide. Over 900 people, including 304 children, killed themselves by drinking from a vat of grape-flavored drink laced with cyanide.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46241372

There were to be no survivors, " he wrote in the Washington Post shortly after. Before the events of 11 September 2001, Jonestown was the largest single incident of intentional civilian death in American history.

https://www.history.com/topics/crime/jonestown

The “Jonestown Massacre” occurred on November 18, 1978, when more than 900 members of an American cult called the Peoples Temple died in a mass suicide-murder under the direction of their leader Jim Jones (1931-78). It took place at the so-called Jonestown settlement in the South American nation of Guyana.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-15799345

It's hard to believe that Jonestown ever existed. The patch of rainforest in remote northern Guyana where Jim Jones moved his People's Temple in the 1970s has been almost entirely reclaimed by the jungle.

https://www.britannica.com/event/Jonestown-massacre

Jonestown, (November 18, 1978), location of the mass murder-suicide of members of the California-based Peoples Temple cult at the behest of their charismatic but paranoid leader, Jim Jones, in Jonestown agricultural commune, Guyana.

http://theconversation.com/before-the-tragedy-at-jonestown-the-people-of-peoples-temple-had-a-dream-

Located in the South American country of Guyana, the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project was supposed to be the religious group's “promised land. ” In 1977 almost 1, 000 Americans had moved to Jonestown, as it was called, hoping to create a new life. Instead, tragedy struck.

https://abcnews.go.com/US/40-years-jonestown-massacre-jim-jones-surviving-sons/story?id=57997006

Of the 918 Americans who lost their lives in the Jonestown massacre on Nov. 18, 1978, investigators determined 907 died from ingesting poison, including nearly 300 children. They used cyanide, and either injected it into people with syringes or mixed it with a powdered soft drink called Flavor Aid.

https://history.nebraska.gov/publications/kool-aid

Kool-Aid is now owned by Kraft Holdings, which markets it with flavors ranging far beyond the original six.

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/11/stop-saying-drink-the-kool-aid/264957/

In the wake of the tragedy at Jonestown, the phrase "drink the Kool-Aid" became a popular term for blind obedience, as the Temple members had apparently accepted cups of fruity poison willingly.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/wordofmouth/2010/sep/07/consider-squash-cordial

What's the difference between squash and cordial? Gradually, though, "cordial" came to denote the mixer. Cordials are popular in the UK and the Commonwealth, far less in the States. The closest American equivalent is probably Kool-Aid, a vile powder concocted in 1927 in a hideous building in Nebraska.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonestown

In total, 909 individuals died in Jonestown, all but two from apparent cyanide poisoning, in an event termed "revolutionary suicide" by Jones and some Peoples Temple members on an audio tape of the event, and in prior recorded discussions.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/08/jonestown-massacre-cremated-remains-found-delaware

Some bodies that arrived back in the US at Dover Air Force Base in 1978 were claimed by families.