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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Hyde, Ronnie
TDCJ Number 999357
Date of Birth 10/21/1958
Date Received 5/24/2000
Age (when Received) 41
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 5/8/1998
  Age (at the time of Offense) 39
  County Grimes
  Race White
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Blonde
  Height 5 ft 9 in
  Weight 244
  Eye Color Blue
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation

Prior Prison Record
#540968 on 20 year sentence from Cherokee County for 1 count of Criminal Attempt of Murder (involved Hyde and one co-defendant Kidnapping a 33 year old white male at gun point from his residence, binding him with electrical and duct tape and forcing him into the trunk of his car and pushing it into the Nueces River. The car did not completely submerge and the victim survived.), released on mandatory supervision on 9/1/1994 to Cherokee County.

Summary of Incident
On 5/8/1998 in Bedias, Hyde burglarized the residence of a 72 year old white male. Hyde had worked for the victim in previous weeks, and therefore was acquainted with the victim. Hyde beat the victim in the head with a hammer, killing him. Hyde took $1,000 and fled on foot.


Race and Gender of Victim
White male