Suge Knight Excepts Plea Deal On Murder And Other Charges

The former CEO of ‘Death Row Records’ entered a ‘no contest’ please yesterday in a Los Angeles courtroom late Thursday. Knight,53, was looking at a ‘life without parole’ sentence had he not taken the plea. Marion ‘Suge’ Knight was given a sentence of 28 years. If he keeps his nose clean in prison he can get out after serving 18, due to time already serviced and good behavior. Once considered one of the most ruthless characters in rap music appeared in court with a public defender wearing an orange jail jump suit.

Knight has a long criminal record, these latest charges stemmed from an incident in January of 2015. Knight was lingering around the ‘Straight Outta Compton’ film set, in Compton. Knight was captured on video running over character actor Cle ‘Bone’ Sloan, and then backing up and hitting Terry Carter, who died instantly, and driving off. Jury selection foe Knights’ trial was set to begin this week for the October 1 trial. Knight has fired 15 attorneys since he’s been behind bars, the 16 attorney contacted the DA’s office on Wednesday to hammer out the deal.

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Carter’s daughter, Crystal Carter told reporters she was surprised that Knight took the plea deal. Carter said, “he loves the attention and the camera on him 24/7.” Insiders claim that Knight was angry, he wasn’t a consultant on the mega blockbuster hit ‘Straight Outta Compton’. The film premiered in August of 2015, from behind bars Knight was threatening the director of the film, F. Gary Gray. Knight spent five years in prison in 1997 for being involved in a fight in Las Vegas that was captured on film. Knight was leaving a Mike Tyson fight with rapper Tupac Shakur, who was shot while in a car driven by Knight. He would die of his wounds 5 days later at 25.

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