SEQUELS: Case of the Missing Pilot

A diplomatic note rocketed last week from the State Department to Dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo's Dominican Republic: What had the Dominican authorities discovered in their prolonged investigation of the death of Airline Pilot Gerald Lester Murphy, 23, a U.S. citizen? Buried in the question was a startling story. The FBI and New York police believe that Pilot Murphy was murdered because he knew too much about the mysterious disappearance last March of Columbia University Lecturer Jesus de Galindez, writer of a Ph.D. thesis condemning Dictator Trujillo (TIME, April 2 et seq.).

"Cancer Patient." Pilot Murphy was hired by the Dominican...

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