Air Commando found dead in Clovis home - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Air Commando found dead in Clovis home

(Source: U.S. Air Force) (Source: U.S. Air Force)
CLOVIS, NM (KCBD) -

A U.S. Air Force airman from 27th Special Operations Wing was found dead in his Clovis home at about 7 a.m. Aug. 14, according to officials with the U.S. Air Force.

"We are deeply saddened by this loss," said Col. Michael E. Conley, vice commander, 27th Special Operations Wing. "We send our sincere condolences to his friends and family during this time of grief."

A coworker discovered the body of Tech. Sgt. William R. Byrd, 38, of South Carolina, and called 911. Byrd is survived by his wife, Mika, and three children, who reside in Clovis, mother, Merle Byrd, sister, Kirsten Byrd, both of South Carolina, and a brother.

Byrd served as flight chief for the 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron at Cannon.

Details surrounding the death are under investigation.

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