Orlando Officer Killed, Deputy Dies In Crash In Search For Suspect

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Orlando police say a 17-year veteran officer who was shot while on duty has died.

She has been identified as Master Sergeant Debra Clayton.

A manhunt is underway for the suspect, Markeith Loyd, who is wanted by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office for the December murder of a pregnant woman.

Police say Loyd shot Clayton around 7:17 a.m. outside a Walmart.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy sheriff was also killed in motorcycle crash while searching for Loyd.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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