Micheal Connell

Joseph Lloyd filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.
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From: Joseph Lloyd

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all files you hold on Michael Connell.

Michael Louis Connell (November 30, 1963 – December 19, 2008) was a high-level Republican consultant who was subpoenaed in a case regarding alleged tampering with the 2004 U.S. Presidential election and a case involving thousands of missing emails pertaining to the political firing of U.S. Attorneys. Connell was killed when the plane he was flying crashed on December 19, 2008.

At about 6 p.m. on December 19, 2008, Connell was killed, at the age of 45,in the crash of a single-engine 1997 Piper Saratoga private airplane, which he was flying, which occurred in Lake Township Ohio, between 2.5 and 3 miles short of the runway at Akron-Canton Airport, Ohio. Connell was alone in the plane and had been returning from the College Park Airport in Maryland, near Washington, D.C..The plane crashed on its final approach to the airport's main runway.

I have provided some links below to make your search easier:


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.


Joseph Lloyd

From: US DHS Privacy Office

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From: Joseph Lloyd


I'm specially looking for any materials you might have on Michael Connell's death,


From: Busch, Maura

Mr. Lloyd,

As stated in our ack letter, PRIV does not have a central index to search for records about an individual.


You may want to submit your request to I & A directly and their info is in the link here for our FOIA offices, if you believe they may have been involved in an investigation regarding this individual.

Maura Busch
Government Information Specialist
Privacy Office
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Main: 1.866.431.0486
Direct: (202) 570-2018
Fax: (202) 343-4011
Visit our FOIA website<http://www.dhs.gov/foia>

From: Joseph Lloyd


Would you be able to forward this request to them for me?

Many thanks,

From: Joseph Lloyd


Would you be able to forward this request to them for me?

Many thanks,

From: Busch, Maura

Please email your request directly to the email below

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Washington, D.C. 20528
FOIA Officer/Public Liaison: Brendan Henry
Phone: 202-447-3783
Fax: 202-612-1936
E-mail: I&AFOIA@hq.dhs.gov<mailto:quinton.mason@dhs.gov>U.S. Department of Homeland Security

From: Joseph Lloyd

Ok thanks!