Raymond Anthony Codling

Died =>14 September 1989

Force => Greater Manchester Police

Rank =>Inspector

Age =>49

Cause =>Homicide - Shot

Duty Status =>On Duty

He was with a colleague and they visited the lorry park at the Birch motorway services on the M62 to check the security of the vehicles. They saw a man acting suspiciously amongst the vehicles. As they approached he produced a gun and shot at them. Inspector Codling fell to the ground, and was then shot a second time causing fatal injuries.