Markeith Loyd won't face trial this year in Orlando cop's killing

ORLANDO, Fla. — Markeith Loyd will not face trial this year in the 2017 shooting of Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton, a judge said at a Tuesday hearing.Loyd’s trial, which was scheduled to start in May, was postponed in March due to concerns over COVID-19.“This case is not going to be tried this year,” Circuit Judge Leticia Marques said during a hearing at the Orange County Courthouse. “I did my best to get it done, but it’s not going to be done this year.”The Ninth Judicial Circuit announced Monday that jury trials in Orange and Osceola counties would resume in October after improving public …

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