Shallotte man faces several charges for sex crimes with child


BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Detectives arrested a Shallotte man who they say faces a slew of charges for sex crimes involving a child.

Brunswick County deputies say Murton Harold Hyde, 56, is charged with six counts of first-degree statutory sexual offense, three counts of crimes against nature, and three more counts of indecent liberties with a child.

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Deputies say Hyde is charged for incidents that happened between July and December of last year involving a 12-year-old child. They say Hyde is behind bars in the Brunswick County Jail under $1,000,000 bond.