06 March 2022 :
Markeith Loyd receives death penalty in murder of Orlando police officer Debra Clayton
Markeith Loyd will receive the death penalty in the killing of Orlando Police Lt. Debra Clayton, Judge Leticia Marques ruled Thursday. Last month, jurors agreed that Loyd should be sentenced to death for murdering Clayton in 2017. But the final decision was up to the Circuit Court judge. Loyd is already serving a life sentence for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Sade Dixon and their unborn child, which prompted the Jan. 9, 2017deadly encounter with Clayton.