Ronnie Hyde

Ronnie Hyde was guilty of killing and dismembering a Nassau County teenager Fred Laster in 1994. Hyde was described as a friend of the family by one of Laster's sisters. Hyde, a former church counselor was charged with first-degree murder, plus 25 child-pornography possession counts. According to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office arrest warrant, the 'dismembered human torso' of Laster was found in a dumpster behind a BP service station in Columbia County on June 5, 1994. In May 2016, investigators were able to match Hyde's DNA to DNA found on a shirt recovered at the dumpster. Hyde was arrested in March 2017.