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Haleyville woman sentenced in 2014 death

Contact: Jennifer Bowen

(334) 269-3550

10/3/2017

The State Fire Marshal’s Office of the Alabama Department of Insurance announces that Tonya Dye, 43, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the 2014 death of a Haleyville man.

Dye pleaded guilty to first-degree murder charges on Friday before the Marion County Circuit Court.

On Jan. 13, 2014, firefighters discovered the body of Timmy D. Hyde, DOB: May 22, 1964, inside his burned home, located at 4958 County Highway 34, Haleyville, Alabama.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office would like to thank the following for their assistance and dedication to the investigation: The Haleyville Fire Department, Haleyville Fire Marshal Jeff Postell, Lt. Billy Pendley with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the Haleyville Police Department and Lt. Tim Stein, Special Agent Bill Atkins, Deputy State Fire Marshall Greg Pinkard and Ken Mays with the Marion County District Attorney’s Office.