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Orange County deputies arrest niece of Markeith Loyd


Picked up Loyd's paycheck on January 7th

Orange County deputies arrested the niece of the man wanted for allegedly killing a law enforcement officer on Monday and his pregnant ex-girlfriend last month.

Lakensha Smith-Loyd went to the Texas Fried Chicken Restaurant where the suspect, Markeith Loyd, worked to pick up his $200 paycheck on January 7th.

Loyd worked at the restaurant with Zarghee Mayan, who was arrested last night in connection with the case.

Mayan told deputies that Smith-Loyd went to the restaurant to get the paycheck.

Smith-Loyd is currently in the Orange County Jail charged with accessory after the fact to life/first degree murder.

These are all the details available at this time. As more information is known, The Apopka Voice will update this story.

Orange County Sheriff's Office


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