Luke Perry

Caitlin McCafferty filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: Caitlin McCafferty

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

I would like to see all documents or FBI files for Luke Perry, the TV star who passed away on March 4, 2019 due to a stroke. His obituary can be found on the Guardian's website under the headline " Luke Perry Obituary" and it was published on March 5, 2019. Here is a copy of the obituary posted

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Caitlin McCafferty

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There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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