Markeith Loyd should be executed for killing Orlando cop, jury says

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Orlando Sentinel

ORLANDO, Fla. — Markeith Loyd should be executed for killing Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton, a jury unanimously recommended Wednesday. The 12-member jury deliberated for about five hours over two days on whether Loyd should face capital punishment for Clayton’s 2017 killing. The same jury convicted Loyd of first-degree murder last month for fatally shooting Clayton when she tried to arrest him at the Walmart on Princeton Street Jan. 9, 2017, for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Sade Dixon, in December 2016. Before they began deliberating Tuesday, jurors heard closing arguments from both s…

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