Suge Knight’s Murder Trial Date Has Been Set: Report

Suge Knight gets new trial date set
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 17: Marion "Suge" Knight attends a bail review hearing at Criminal Courts Building on July 17, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Knight is charged with murder and attempted murder after a hit-and-run incident following an argument in a Compton parking lot January 29, 2015. (Photo by Nick Ut-Pool/Getty Images)

Former Death Row Records CEO Marion “Suge” Knight finally has a trial date for the 2015 murder charge against him, the Los Angeles Times reports. Knight was charged after allegedly being involved in the hit-and-run death of a man named Terry Carter near the set of a promotional shoot for the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton. The trial, now reported to begin September 24th, has faced a number of setbacks since the original start date of January 8, 2018 was pushed back after two of Knight’s former attorneys (Thaddeus Culpepper and Matthew Fletcher) were indicted for conspiracy to commit bribery. Knight will now have a court-appointed lawyer, who, as reported by the New York Daily News, will be the 16th attorney he’s had over the course of this case.


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