"I am really going to miss Erica," said Dave Huddleston, a reporter/anchor at WSB-TV. "She was one of the best reporters we have, and when she became an investigative reporter she really took off! The investigative pieces stories she did in DeKalb county and the city of Atlanta really showed her skill and tenacity for digging for the truth."
Byfield, a California native, graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2005. She worked in St. Louis before coming to Atlanta.
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