‘Suge’ Knight to Remain in Jail; Bail Hearing Pushed Back
Marion “Suge” Knight will be sitting in jail for at least another month as his bail review hearing has been pushed back to March 20.
Knight, 49, appeared healthy and sipped from a cup of water a sheriff’s deputy gave him while he sat handcuffed in an orange jail jumpsuit in a Compton courthouse Monday morning. The former head of Death Row Records has been in custody since he allegedly ran two men over with his car, killing one of them.
Knight is charged with murder, attempted murder and two counts of hit-and-run with an allegation that the former rap mogul committed a violent felony while out on bail pending another case.
The co-founder of Death Row Records was being held without bail after Los Angeles County’s Sheriff’s Department officials argued that he was a possible flight risk and had “witness intimidation issues.” They also cited his criminal past.
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