Florida prosecutor Aramis Ayala on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott after he stripped her office of some 23 first-degree murder cases because she refused to pursue the death penalty.
The patrol car that Orlando, Fla., Police Lt. Debra Clayton was driving before she was gunned down while trying to capture an accused murderer has been vandalized, the Orlando Police Department has revealed, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
A Florida murder suspect who is accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando, Fla., police officer in two separate cases burst into an expletive-laced rant during his initial hearing Thursday, insisting on his innocence, the Associated Press reports.
The man accused of shooting and killing Orlando, Fla., Police Lt. Debra Clayton was captured and taken into custody Tuesday after a nine-day manhunt.
The search for Markeith Loyd, 41, is entering its second week as authorities filter through tips that continue to come in, WOFL reports.
Two women were arrested in Florida on Wednesday for helping a man wanted in the fatal shooting of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando, Fla., police officer, officials announced, according to Reuters. The women reportedly helped the man on separate occasions over the last month.
Authorities have arrested an employee at a fried-chicken restaurant, accusing the worker of helping a murder suspect evade capture two days before authorities say the same suspect fatally shot an Orlando, Fla., police officer, the Associated Press reports.