Suge Knight Charged With Murder And Attempted Murder
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Former rap mogul Marion ‘Suge’ Knight has been charged with murder and attempted murder after he hit two men with his truck last week, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney.
Although his attorney James Blatt says that the hit-and–run was an accident, prosecutors claim that Knight intended to kill, or at least injure, a friend and another man after a fight on a movie set. After the mogul turned himself in to police, Blatt said that his client was actually the victim as the accident occurred while he was trying to escape a brutal attack.
Knight’s initial bail of $2 million was revoked Monday after authorities said the defendant was a potential flight risk, had a violent past and could intimidate witnesses. He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.
His friend Terry Carter was killed and Cle ‘Bone’ Sloan injured in the incident in Compton, Los Angeles last Friday.