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Airman found dead in Clovis home

The U.S. Air Force says a flight chief stationed at Cannon Air Force Base was found dead inside his Clovis home Sunday / Source: KFDA The U.S. Air Force says a flight chief stationed at Cannon Air Force Base was found dead inside his Clovis home Sunday / Source: KFDA
CLOVIS, N.M. (KFDA) -

Authorities are investigating the circumstances behind the death of a U.S. Air Force airman found dead in his Clovis home.

The 27th Special Operations Wing says the body of Tech Sgt. William R. Byrd, 38, was found by a coworker around 7 a.m. Sunday.

Byrd, originally from South Carolina, was stationed at Cannon Air Force Base as a flight chief for the security unit.

"We are deeply saddened by this loss," said Col. Ben Maitre, the installation commander. "We send our sincere condolences to his friends and family during this time of grief."

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