Summary of Offense:
On May 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.
Hyde was sentenced to death in Grimes County in May 2000.