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Accused Cop Killer, Markeith Loyd, Captured!

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ORLANDO – The man accused of killing an Orlando police officer and his pregnant ex-girlfriend has been captured after several weeks on the run.

Loyd was captured Tuesday night just a short while after US Marshall’s raised the reward to $125,000, for any information leading to his arrest.


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Loyd is shown in a video by @LSeabrookWFTV being led into the Orlando Police Department by Deputies and Orlando Police officers.

“They beat me up,” Loyd said as he was taken in.

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Loyd was seen on camera with a bloody and swollen face as he was escorted into the building.

According to a tweet by OPD Chief John Mina, Loyd was arrested and cuffed using Lt. Debra Clayton’s handcuffs, the officer Loyd is accused of killing.

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Orlando Police Chief John Mina announced that there will be a full press release with the details of his capture at 8:30 pm on Tuesday.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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Luis Izquierdo
Luis Izquierdo is the Founder & Publisher of Central Florida Wire, LLC. "My goal is to provide a 100% unbiased source for REAL news in your town and to be your number one source for accurate and honest information."

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