EX Met , GMP Police Chief Michael Todd found dead near beauty spot after long solitary countryside walk
Michael Todd had been leading a probe into claims that CIA 'extraordinary rendition' flights had been landing in the UK, on behalf of the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO).
"On 19 December Liberty held a meeting with Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Michael Todd. Chief Constable Todd has confirmed that he will look into “extraordinary rendition” flights on behalf of the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO). According to Chief Constable Todd, the police have begun initial inquiries and will follow Liberty’s recommendations for further questioning." UN Convention in Torture UNCAT Vol 2 160/6 Page 166. House of Lords report 26thMay 2006
UPDATE Wednesday 12th March 8.00 am GMTBBC4 Radio "Today" program report rumours that a "Sunday newspaper" was preparing a story about him. Stories curculate of family problems and much mention of written notes / letters to family members where he was found dead.