Raw video: Markeith Loyd's mother testifies in sentencing phase of murder trial | WFTV
good morning them come on right now would you introduce yourself to the jury Patricia Lord lyp or Neal and what do you live this void reach point right where is that ma'am with my daughter all right miss L
loydyou're really soft-spoken can the jury here huh are you having trouble I guess it's just me good which daughter do you live with them telling you okay and do you know
markeithyes I do how do you know marquees ma'am he's my son now have you had any health problems in the recent past that may affect your memory yes I do can you explain that to the jury I have had a cerebral aneurysm and a quarter and I have to darn it okay now I want to talk to you a little bit about Marquis father who is more Keith's father Robert point lord and where did you meet him on the base McCoy Apple space and where was that him on the base McCoy apples but what state was that in here Orlando Florida okay and how old were you when you met him 16 and how old was he nineteen did you got were you guys in a relationship yes did you get married at the age of 16 okay and who was your first child Dana Boyd okay how old is Dana now for the fire and who was your second child
markeithlon and how old is Mark he's 43 okay where was Mark he's born South Dakota and what were you doing in South Dakota his father was in the military Air Force Base and during the period of time that you were together was the father around yes he look okay how long were you together got married...
in 73 and I don't remember them I don't okay do you know about how many years you guys were together yeah um about four five okay and what happened why did you stop being together he was violent would you explain the jury what you mean by that he it was an incident that
markeithburned out on the club and just going to the club that night and he didn't want me to go so many terms you know I I told him if you don't want me to go I could stay home and by the he itself and was there more more than one occasion that he would you would have problems with him yes explain to the jury what other problems you had with them as on the base seemingly Johnson Air Force Base I had an incident with him that our he hit me in my eye I went to the hospital I didn't press charges and what are some of the reasons that he would get angry he got angry at one time one point that he said my
motherand my sister didn't let him raise Dana so he used to get mad with that and he turns like put Danny in a corner and I'm already chair and she stated it's like a home now during the period of time that you were together did you ever get into a fight where you did something to
markeithwhile he was there yes Oh tell the jury what that is that was the same incident that I didn't go I didn't even want to go to the club so in terms when he slapped me I turned I had my teeth in my arms so I I kind of like through Markieff like a football pass and he caught him by the time...
that he caught him he laid him down and by the time he looked up I had got our fish tank and hit him with it did you did he show any anger because of Dana crying yeah Dana had growing pains at night this is to help paying some like 717 nights about I'm 11 at 1970 anymore how painted what is and when Mark Keith was born did his relationship with Dana change you know you tell the jury about that Dana and Dana with the older so she basically took care swords and everything and they're Markieff all took as a house for supplying food whatever thing that he can help with he did it dude how old was Marquis when Robert died Markieff was three or four did you tell Marquis how he died no later on what did you tell them did the death certificate read pulling every heart attack to cause of overdose right now you mentioned that he hit you I think in the eye did you have to go to the hospital yes I had to go to the hospital they had to secure my room black black black out all the way round and when I got out the hospital mark he fought they had to take the keys and put them in the deck a I don't know they care or they kept them because I couldn't see about him you know did you live in Orlando after he died yes I did and did you receive any benefits from Robert after his death yes could you explain to the jury what kind of benefits you received spousal benefits and they paid me to take care of my kids and did you remember seventeen now did you take the children to the...
funeral yes I did after that after his father died did Mark Heath ever bond with another male no so I want to talk about Mark Heath being in school a little bit did there come a time when you found out that he was having some problems in school yes thank you can you tell the jury what that was Markieff was passing all his schoolwork and I later on found out that in third grade that he could not read so I was Xing him how did he pass all the courses and he said that the other tools are read it to him and he did the bird did you take him to church when he was a child very much so can you tell the jury what kind of church activities he was involved in he was very the church that was being did a lot of things with the youth and he was engaged into all that and he stung in the choir he loves thing loud and proud I mean one of the church members used to say that she's timid that's her son I said no that's my son she said no that is my son saying now up to the age of 13 where did you guys live what Marquis was up to the age of 13 Oh boom Kaabah show us until reach behind so no cover show was too high heels okay so when did you move how old was Marquis when you move through Carver Shores to Pine Hills Marquis has to be Belle about 10 and 11 and what was Mark he doing when he was a young man between the ages of 10 11 12 13 as in regards to where he would hang out over in town would be hanging out in the streets right did there come a time when you started spending less...
time with the children yes I did can you tell the jury when that was and why that was I start hanging with different set of people and we used to go off in party and who would take care of the children Damion
markeithokay you had besides Dana mark he did you have three other children yes I do and what are their names Barry Jacobs Tanya Lord in Tavano Lord okay and was Dana and
markeithRoberts children right who were the other children their father Giovanna father is Danny Harris it's on your father is Donald Palmer and Barry Jacob the father is very senior now did you discipline your children if I do you can you describe the discipline you use with your children um whatever by me I had I at one time called my
motherand she told my
motherto vote me but a stinking car cord so my
motherdid and they got but they also switch so you use the same thing that was used on you right did there come a time when you found out that Marquis was kidnapped yes how old was more cheese I would say about seventeen okay would you tell the jury how you found out about it and what happened my sister called me and told me to come to the house my
mother's house she told me that someone had jumped on
markeithand and I told her I wasn't coming she said you got a call and you got a call so I went to the house soon what did you see when you went to the house Marquis opened the door and two heard the movie elephant mean he looked like elephant me everything was his shoe so describe what...
you saw Oh his mouth was here his son was just like it seemed I could continue bed if it says so he couldn't see it but a glare out of one eye did you take him to the hospital yeah I took him to the hospital a day or two did you go to the police I went to the police and what happened they didn't take it serious after that event happened did anything change about Markey yeah what changed he didn't trust the police he all he wasn't I he wasn't right something it wasn't right did you find out at some point that more keith was selling drugs yes I did did you catch him with money yes idea did you take the money away from him yes I did did he give you money at times to help you take care of the family yes II do whatever light bill I mortgage whatever but I needed it gave you two did there come a time when you took them to a place called Laurel Oaks yeah how old was he at that time oh he just young I want to sit down it's young tell us about the works what happened that Laura loves my nephew my sister was taking him to lure Oh so as me was there Marquis forgot inquisitive he wanted to know what was going on and how things go on into a place like that so we ended up my sister insurance didn't take him so Marquis ensures we had it so so I can you find yourself up in there and so they he agreed to go into what it was like to Institute and why did you think he needed to go there Markieff held a lot of stuff within you know in taking care of me his sister...
his brother so you know he was we hate you did they try to medicate him while he was there yes and did he convince you to check him out of there right call me if they mama come get me the medicine has me browsing doping I'm just falling around he said come get me so I went and tried to get him out in 1996 someone by the name of Wesley was
murdered who is that my sister son and told me how you found out about it and was involved someone came to my
mother's house and told my
motherdad that's just a bit her son had got shot and Oh so we started calling around my sister called me I call him our key thing we did is calling different members to go in and see them yes Markie went to the scene dear distraught was he very very close to Wesley very close all the kids that's close and did he say anything about what he saw yeah he seemed
motherget something to cover him up he's cold you know he just laying there you know happened was he crying yeah I think this brings me when
markeithwas a teenager did he look out for other people yes they do you could you tell the jury about that Markieff are plenty people to the house one of the guys Martin Damien Martyn his mom and father was on drugs and he would stand with his older brother and they in turn went to prison so Markieff and all the guys that he was with the turns keeping Martin and Marko and for two weeks everybody had him for two weeks so about time market rules came around you know he said he brought him home...
he said well you got to keep him he don't have anywhere to go he asked me what I take care of I talked with Martin Marcos his grand
motherand she didn't want him so he ended up stayed with us there was an occasion where he had some people living in the garage with you yeah some girls ran away and their
mothercalled me was telling me that the girls stayed at my house and I'm like no she said ma'am did you cook collard green did you put him corn bread I said yes she said that's great so I said and let me call you back so and I went so marques his sisters and brother and accident who let him in the house where did they stay mark you see it yeah he'll it'll come in he hit him in the garage when I with the beer he broke a minor theater a meter in the XT ever done over know what saw today to call him and while he was was there times he was basically living on the streets yeah and what he still keep in touch with you yes he did and still give you money if I'm showing you what we marked as defendants ap for identification purposes yeah would you recognize that now yes I do DISA picture of my sister key is both of my sister kids in mind this is a total toil okay I move that into evidence any objections by this will be received without objection as defense exhibit number one for purposes of the penalty
phaseI'm gonna publish booth yes sir so tell me who's in this photograph you have it yeah okay tell me who's in this photograph to my left...
is galiyan Dana she's holding Barry tanya is behind Daniel Shyvana is next to Tanya Wesley when we William did we do Shaniqua Jesse Marquis cream and Wesley and so besides your children whose children are in this photo my sister's doing your sister's name is Lauren exactly okay and the purse is Wesley is he the person who was killed Wesley is the one that got killed okay which one is he he's standing behind Cree Cree has the quite a nice shirt and when was this picture taking them oh this was uh at church we was doing directory at the church and this was all the pizza that we took as a family and everybody rushed in the room because they wanted to see how they was going to put everybody in the kitchen because it sold me nobody see it okay I want to talk to you about when
markeithwas arrested for battery on a law enforcement officer do you remember that ma'am yes before the day that that happened did he have an injury to his hand yes d do you okay and what kind of injury did he have
markeithwas cut from here to here and was he using the cast's during that period of time yes he was using TAS did were there times that he would take the cast off yeah I think to take the guy felt at times the doctor told him it's time to take it off and put it back on did there come a time when you receive information that more Keith had been arrested yes how did you find that out someone called me and a friend okay and told me to uh that Markieff had got arrested...
that morning and this was like 12 o'clock he still wouldn't assist them I had a friend the commissioner mr. sticks I called him and excellent to firing him because that was that morning that dis occurred and it's a toy of midnight Markieff was not in the system I was worried about him hurting him killing him so ever call the commissioner I say find my son he called me a phone call mark she said the phone rained where he was dead he had him blindfolded and the phone rang next thing he knew he was taking the blindfold off taking him booking him in 33rd mark he tell you what happened why he was blindfolded yeah he said there was did there come a time that
markeithwent to prison yes and did you keep in contact with him while he was in prison out in all times how would you keep in contact with him I called doc kept money on the book so he can call I took the key is his children I took them to see him he have a son Marquis jr. and a daughter Kiana no okay how old is Kiana tiannan 25 and does she have any children she had one girl and how old is the girl five what's her name Khalil so marques has a granddaughter that's five years old yes they do and what about his son his son Ethan Gabriel gonna be on tour yes the tuition okay his son is institutionalized because of a mental illness right is that right right and how old is his son Oh 21 what was marques belief about his relationship with his children he loved it he soon he loved it ascidians was important to him...
to have a relationship with his children yes it was while he was in prison yes would you describe your family as close yes was there a time when
markeithchanged his belief system yes tell the jury about that his belief system he he believed in God he don't believe that God has a sign he don't are exchange the belief is stirring - it wasn't anything that I was brought up on that I raised him on was there an occasion when he was stabbed in prison that you became aware of yes in terms I got him not the call saying that Marky had been stay out with the I speak hates film is hard what about his belief system of people wanting to kill him are you familiar with that yes tell the jury about that he was always feared in his life being incarcerated as an early age and he just feared its upbringing and like you were saying that he watched rules he fights that is mine just give a string did you see that after he was released from prison yes did he change yes eating tell the jury how he changed change the belief was I defined it to be right he changed are just trying to hold focus I'll be
markeithand helping people he changed in a daily struggle of of being killed did he become paranoid there is some much did you talk about that paranoia yes he talked about the paranoia yeah what about his relationship with you when he got out of prison does that change mocking love love I'm showing you what's been marked as Exhibit number a a Oh she recognized this photograph...
yes I do and what is it this is my birthday and this is my sister jacket my baby sister Jackie and
markeithany objections all right this will be received a lot objection as defense exhibit two for the purpose of penalty
phaseand when was that photograph taken boobs at Dana house you guys publish second and was that after
markeithgot out of prison yes it will I'm showing you what's been marches defense Exhibit A in my approach yes sir did you recognize this photograph man yes I do what is it this is Amy and Marky fibbing okay move this into evidence again Jackie I'd this will be received without objection as defense exhibit number three for purposes of the penalty
phasethat's a publisher granted can you tell me who's in this photograph that you have in front of you that's Ivana in the white sweater that's me in the middle that's Dana with the urn shirt on
markeithbehind me what the t-shirt Barry is behind Tavano and that's Tony yet the inion these are your children right these are his siblings yes they do does marques still keep in touch with you yes he did how often do you talk to him for three times a day do you visit him at the jail yes I do do you love him that's so if he goes to prison will you visit her yes I will we always be in his life yeah well and do you believe in marki to be kind and loving yes I've no further questions across you know I'm not gonna keep you long nice to a few questions but I do want to ask you...
a few do you remember last month you came down here to the courthouse complex and you gave a deposition in this case yes call that and I was there the Bucks phone was there mr. Marrero was there and if I say was there in addition to the court report you remember that at time don't remember you remember okay so but you remember the deposition right you remember being asked about any changes that it occurred to Marquis walking was in prison no do your call being asked htm' I'm 18 when he came back from prison when he was released from prison and returned to Orlando did you see any change in him from the time he had gone to prison to the time he came back and you answered I saw the Sun that went in came out the same Sun I'm sorry you saw your answer I saw the same Sun question on page 11 5-8 so your feeling was he was basically the same person he was when he went in yes you're called answering those questions that way ma'am yes now about the incident involving the beating where you said he was unrecognizable your call being asked some questions about that not really okay you remember being asked if you saw any changes in his behavior as a result of that be we call being asked page 19 line four did you notice any changes in your son Marky F
loydbefore that incident and then afterwards did he change in any way to you as his
motherno not to me I didn't see anything your call being aesthetic giving that answer yeah now you indicated that the death...
certificate for your husband your late husband indicated that he died of a drug overdose from their heart attack due to the cause of overdose okay all being asked about his cause of death in the deposition yes do you recall what your answer was you recall being asked page 5 line 22 what were the circumstances of mr. L
loyd's death and by that I mean I just mean natural accidental or other I don't need to know all the details your answer I'm trying to remember I think it read suicide right I've seen you don't remember giving those answers No thank you man I don't know the question redirect suicide you remember that there was something about drugs on the death certificate right right like overdose all right did you tell the prosecutor that you believed that he never physically recovered from the beating he took on page 20 lines three through nine right would you like me to show you yes is that what you told the prosecutor yes do you remember telling the prosecutor when he asked you if there was any changes that you can think of pre the incident when he went to the hospital and then afterwards and you said I can't recall you remember telling him that yes do you remember you telling him that he stuttered before the incident yes what do you mean by that and talking you he'll repeat itself and that's done and did that change after the incident No have you told this jury to the best of your ability what you remember yes to the best of my ability...
are you taking medication we're fine you what are you taking I'm taking blood blood thinners for the young reason I'm taking all the repeals I'm taking off I'm a diabetic taking insulin peels about twelve different people a day how old are you 63 and when when did you have this issue with the aneurism mm no 99 was the first aneurysm right when was that every year for first five years I was having the bleeding and they had to call them off like I had like I said I had to darn it I'm waiting to go in the hospital let's see by those thank you ma'am alright thank you ma'am you can step down all right folks Joe witness you can put on in 10 minutes I'm sorry do you have a witness you can put on in 10 minutes No all right we're gonna take a lunch break we'll be back with the witnesses starting at 1:30 this afternoon I'll see you all then thank you