UPDATE: Bond granted for former Mobile County sheriff’s deputy arrested on sex charges
UPDATE: Former Mobile County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Murphy appeared in court Friday morning for a bond hearing. He received $40,000 bond for each of his two charges. As a condition of bond, the judge said may not have firearms.
Murphy, who is facing first-degree rape and sodomy charges, has been fired from the MCSO.
His arraignment is set for Wednesday.
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - FOX10 has learned that Mobile County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Murphy has been fired today following his arrest on sex crimes.
Murphy is facing first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy charges.
According to the Mobile Police Department, a warrant was obtained Thursday for Murphy, who surrendered himself to Mobile County Metro Jail.
MCSO said they were notified on Jan. 24 by Mobile police that there was an investigation involving Murphy and he was placed on administrative leave that day.
A law enforcement source familiar with the investigation has told FOX10 that the crimes happened while Murphy was on duty.
MCSO said they are cooperating with MPD’s investigation.
FOX10 is working to get more details about the investigation and will update this story when we have more.
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