Markeith Loyd, the man Orlando Police allege killed one of their own, Master Sgt. Debra Clayton is now in custody. The Orlando PD announced his arrest via their twitter account.
We've got him! Markeith Loyd in OPD ICustody. Details to come. Media: stand by for details on press conference. pic.twitter.com/SVjFUEvNak
— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) January 18, 2017
The pursuit of Markeith Loyd has left two officers dead, in addition to his first alleged victim. Loyd is the prime suspect in the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Sade Dixon. Clayton was shot while she attempted to apprehend him on January 9th. Then a second officer, was killed in a motorcycle accident as part of the state-wide manhunt.
Orlando PD had offered $125,000 reward for information leading to his capture. He was also added to the U.S. Marshall’s Most Wanted List on Tuesday.