Looking Back: Spokane family shares connection to massacre at Jonestown

Looking Back: Spokane family shares connection to massacre at Jonestown

For decades, the story of Jonestown has centered on cult leader Jim Jones and the 918 members of his cult who ended their lives at the compound in South America. Rarely do you hear about the journalists whose lives ended because they went there to expose the truth. On the 30th anniversary of the massacre at Jonestown, KXLY reporter Jeff Humphrey and his mother shared their personal connection to that dark day: Jeff’s father, NBC reporter Don Harris, was among the journalists killed as they prepared to leave Guyana.

Here’s our story from 2008, in two parts.