On March 2, 2020, Terence Lenamon filed a Rule 3.216 Notice of Intent to Rely on Insanity  in the Markeith Loyd death penalty case.  A pdf of this filing is shared in Terry’s Online Library as a public service.

Markeith Loyd Insanity Defense

From the Notice:

“Defendant, Markeith Loyd, by and through the undersigned attorney, pursuant to Fla. R.Crim. P. 3.216, files this Notice of Intent to Rely on Insanity at the time of the events that transpired involving the shooting of Officer Deborah Clayton in that the Defendant suffered from a mental infirmity, disease or defect and because of this condition did not know what he was doing or its consequences or although he knew what he was doing and its consequences he did not know it was wrong. Dr. Jethro Toomer, 15715 S. Dixie Hwy, Suite 417 Miami, FL 33157 is a witness in which the Defendant expects to show insanity.”

Also filed on March 2, 2020, were (1) the corresponding Motion Requesting Individual Voir Dire on the Issue of the Insanity Defense and the Use of Proposed Jury Questionaire; and (2) an Amended Motion for Extension of Time to Comply with Case Management Order.