Prison Spotlight: Tonya Renee Dye

November 11, 2017
by Staff Reports

Tanya Renee Dye is currently serving her 30 year sentence for Felony Murder in the Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka. After credit for time served, her release date is April 14, 2044; however, she will be eligible for parole at a later date.

From October: A Marion County woman has pleaded guilty to her boyfriend’s murder in order to avoid a trial for Capital Murder and Arson. After consulting the family of Timothy Hyde, prosecutors offered Tonya Renee Dye a sentence of 30 years for a guilty plea to Felony Murder. The 42 year old Dye stabbed Hyde to death, then torched their trailer home in an effort to conceal the crime.

Dye has been incarcerated in the Marion County Jail since her arrest in April 2014 and will be given credit for time served. She will be eligible for parole consideration in approximately six and one-half years.

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