Published: May 14, 2019


A GILES COUNTY MAN INDICTED FOR MURDER IS SCHEDULED ON THE PLEA DOCKET IN CIRCUIT COUNTY THIS WEEK.  JONATHAN DARRELL DIMARCO, 36, OF PULASKI, WAS INDICTED LAST YEAR ON CHARGES OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER, AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AND UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF WEAPON IN CONNECTION WITH THE SEPTEMBER 2018 SHOOTING DEATH OF 56 YEAR OLD MELVIN HYDE.  ON SEPTEMBER 9TH, DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A COLUMBIA HIGHWAY PROPERTY WHERE HYDE WAS FOUND WITH A GUNSHOT WOUND.  HYDE WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD.  AFTER A LENGHTY INVESTIGATION, DIMARCO WAS ARRESTED.  HE IS IN GILES COUNTY JAIL ON A $200,000 BOND.