Death Row Information
|Date of Birth||10/21/1958|
|Age (when Received)||41|
|Education Level (Highest Grade Completed)||12|
|Date of Offense||5/8/1998|
|Age (at the time of Offense)||39|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
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