Chopan F. Byrd

Age: 16
Race: Black
Sex: Male
Date Reported Missing:
Date of Death:
Date of Recovery: 12/23/1975
Cause: Shooting
County: Frederick
Referring Case Number: G-51-14396

On December 23, 1975 a truck driver discovered a body in a field on the east side of Maryland Route 75, about 200 feet north of Maryland Route 144, 1/2 mile east of New Market in Frederick County, MD. The victim has been shot to death. The body was subsequently identified as Chopan Byrd who was from Baltimore, MD. Two individuals were arrested at the time, however the cases were never tried for lack of evidence.

Contact Information for this case:
Maryland State Police Homicide

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