Left & Center: Byrd in 1982; Right: Age-progressed to 37 years (circa 2005)
Tracy Ann Byrd
Missing since March 7, 1983 from Bensalem Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Classification: Non-Family Abduction
Circumstances of Disappearance
Byrd was last seen by Paul Greenwald who was dropping her off at school in Bensalem Township, Pennsylvania on March 7, 1983. Byrd never attended classes that day; she has not been seen since.
Her mother, Jean Louise Byrd disappeared seven months after Byrd's disappearance and was later located as a homicide victim. Byrd's body was found October 18, 1983, in Blackbird State Forest in New Castle County, Delaware.
Paul Greenwald, Jean's ex-boyfriend was arrested in 1984 in the strangulation death of Jean Byrd. No charges were filed against Greenwald in connection with Tracy Byrd.
Greenwald was found dead in his cell in 1986, just a day before he was due to be sentenced.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Byrd, please contact:
Bensalem Police Department
Criminal Investigation Division
Detective Chris McMullin
All information can be submitted on an anonymous basis.
Agency Case Number: 83-05587
NCMEC #: NCMC600609
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children