Orange County

Markeith Loyd faces judge to determine competency before final sentencing

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Two-time convicted murderer Markeith Loyd is back in court on Monday in order to determine how the judge will move forward with sentencing.


Last year, a jury recommended the death penalty for Loyd after convicting him of killing Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton in 2017.

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On Monday afternoon, Loyd’s attorney’s will try to prove Loyd is not competent for sentencing.

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