• Police accuse 2 of helping fugitive before officer's killing

    8 days ago - By News OK

    ORLANDO, Fla. - The niece and supervisor of a murder suspect were arrested for allegedly helping him evade capture before the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer.
    Online court records show that 27-year-old Lakensha Smith-Loyd was arrested on a charge of accessory Wednesday, a day after the fugitive's supervisor at a fried chicken restaurant, Zarghee Mayan, was arrested on the same charge.
    An arrest affidavit for Mayan said that Smith-Loyd collected money from him to give to her uncle, 41-year-old Markeith Loyd, just days after the slaying of his ex-girlfriend.
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  • Man charged with helping fugitive before officer's killing

    Man charged with helping fugitive before officer's killing

    8 days ago - By News OK

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A fried chicken restaurant worker has been arrested for allegedly helping a murder suspect evade capture before the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer.
    Zarghee Mayan is accused of supplying restaurant food to his former co-worker, driving him around and offering him money, despite knowing he was wanted in the slaying his pregnant girlfriend.
    "Mayan did so with the intent that Markeith Demangzlo Loyd avoid or escape detection, arrest, trial or punishment," the arrest affidavit said.
    Mayan told authorities his most recent encounter with Loyd was last Saturday, two...
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