Neville Edward Alexander (CIA)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.


From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All records on, about, mentioning, or concerning Neville Edward Alexander (22 October 1936 – 27 August 2012). Proof of death is not required because his 2012 death from cancer is common knowledge.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.


Shawn Musgrave

From: Central Intelligence Agency


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 3, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

From: Shawn Musgrave


Neville Alexander was born in Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa, and had South African citizenship. He died in Cape Town on 27 August 2012.

Here is the obituary which ran in the Independent (UK) on 1 September 2012:

Thank you for your assistance.

Shawn Musgrave

From: Central Intelligence Agency