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Kemp Man Arrested for Murder

Kemp, Texas – A Kemp man faces murder charges following an arrest by Kaufman County Sheriff’s investigators on September 12, 2010. Marcus Russell Sides, age 50, has been charged with one count of murder.

The arrest stemmed from an incident on September 12th, when deputies responded to a shooting call at 15000 block of County Road 4060, in Kemp. The victim Tyler Reed Sides, age 23, is alleged to have been drinking quite heavily throughout the day, and became belligerent with his mother, even spitting on her several times. An altercation broke out between the father and the s

Medical personnel transported Tyler Sides to a Kaufman hospital, where he was stabilized and transported to a Dallas hospital. Mr. Sides later died of his injuries.

Mr. Marcus Sides was transported to the Kaufman County Law enforcement Center where he remains in custody, with bond set at $500,000.