Markeith Loyd, the man accused in the murders of his pregnant ex-girlfriend an Orlando Police Lieutenant, is set to undergo a mental evaluation after a courtroom outburst Tuesday.
A legal expert in criminal trial proceedings says he thinks there’s a good chance the judge could grant the defense’s request in combining the Dixon and Clayton murder trials.
“So because there is so much evidence coming into Ms. Dixon’s trial from the case of Lt. Clayton, the defense is basically looking at this. We need to be able to attack this without any restrictions whatsoever, since there’s going to be so much evidence that’s going to be very compelling coming in already that they already now about,” said Jonathan Rose, criminal trial attorney.
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