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Suspected Orlando cop killer has obscenity-laced tirade in court

January 21, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Suspected Orlando cop killer has obscenity-laced tirade in court

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Suspected cop killer has tirade in court.

The suspected Orlando cop killer who is accused of murdering a police officer, yelled “f–k you” at a judge on Thursday morning, capping an obscenity-filled and unusual court tirade during a court appearance regarding the death of his pregnant ex-girlfriend.

Markeith Loyd told the judge that he intended to represent himself and said the charges against him were false.

Loyd’s eye was dressed with a bandage as he approached the podium sporting a bulletproof vest. Court officers stood on both sides of him and had a firm hold of him.

The 41-year-old faces multiple charges, which include first-degree murder, the unlawful murder of an unborn child, and for the killing of his ex-girlfriend Sade Dixon in December.

He has not yet been charged in the death of Orlando Lieutenant Debra Clayton, who was shot and killed while searching for the gunman outside of a WalMart on January 9t, which set off an intense manhunt that lasted one week.

Pregnant Mother Sade Dixon was killed by Loyd in Orlando, Florida, Police allege

During his almost five-minute court appearance in Orlando on Thursday, Loyd was defensive as he used expletives to explain how he was falsely accused.

“You’re all making up this —- like I went in and shot this girl,” Loyd is heard saying in the video, according to footage of the hearing obtained by WFTV.

“You all portray this s–t to the news like I went there and shot this girl when there were other guns found,” he added.

Loyd repeatedly said “f–k you” to the judge as he was escorted out of the courtroom.

The accused cop killer says he was brutalized by police officers during his Tuesday night arrest following a standoff at an abandoned house.

Loyd is suspected in the shooting death of Orlando Lieutenant Debra Clayton

The suspect was hospitalized after he was taken into custody. He was then transferred to the Orange County Jail on Wednesday, ahead of his first court appearance, and has been denied bond.

The arrest occurred as a result of investigative work and not from tips from the public, according to Orlando Police Chief John Mina, despite the fact that a $125,000 reward was offered.

“I believe that our community is going to breathe a sigh of relief at this point,” Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings stated. “They will sleep better knowing that… this maniac is off the streets.”

President-elect Trump had a telephone call with Lieutenant Clayton’s husband, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi revealed. The attorney general referred to the conversation between Trump and Seth Clayton as “a brief, touching, private conversation between two husbands.”

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