With jury selection beginning this week, the long-awaited trial of Markeith Loyd might soon get underway. Loyd was supposed to be tried in May, 2020, for the alleged murder of Orlando Police Lieutenant Debra Clayton; however, the trial was postponed due to COVID-19.
According to Orlando’s WESH TV, Loyd and his attorneys are planning on using an insanity defense and will say that Clayton shot at Loyd first. WESH TV will be covering the trial as it unfolds, with the help of Attorney David Haas, a highly regarded federal defense attorney with years of prior experience as a federal prosecutor. Check Haas Law News and stay tuned for exclusive insights into this important case.