Jury selection begins today for Markeith Loyd in the 2017 shooting death of Orlando Police Lt. Debra Clayton

By HENRY FREDERICK / Headline Surfer

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Jury selection is expected to begin this Friday morning for the murder trial of Markeith Loyd shooting death of Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton outside a Walmart in 2017 while he was on the run for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Sade Dison in December 2016.

Lloyd was convicted of the killing of his ex-girlfriend outside of her home. He’s currently serving a life sentence but faces the death penalty in Clayton’s death.

Jury selection is expected to begin at 9 a.m. in Judge Leticia Marques' courtroom, but it could be two to three weeks before a jury is seated.

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