North American Missing Persons Network
Brenda Byman

Above Image: Byman, circa 1961

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 1961 from Wilmer, British Columbia
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: n/a
  • Age: 12
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female

  • Details of Disappearance
    According to police records and testimony, Brenda went hiking with Vivian Barrett, Edward Carson, John Carson and Elwood
    Godlien, to go swimming at Lake Enid, five kilometres north of Wilmer. Records show that in the mid-afternoon, Vivian and
    Edward left the group, leaving Brenda, John, and Elwood at the lake. From there, testimony becomes hazy, with stories that
    change in detail as the years tick by.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment
    Corporal Brent Ayers
    (250) 342-9292

    Source Information
    Columbia Valley Pioneer