NC man arrested for committing sex crimes against a child

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. — A Shallotte man was arrested Wednesday for  sexual crimes against a 12-year-old child, WECT reported.

According to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, 56-year-old Murton Harold Hyde has been charged with six counts of first-degree statutory sexual offense, three counts of crimes against nature, and three counts of indecent liberties with a child.

Authorities say the incidents involving the 12-year-old occurred from July to December 2014.

Hyde is in jail under a $1 million secured bond.


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