‘Suge’ Knight’s Fiancee Jailed for 3 Years for Probation Violation Tied to Rap Mogul’s Murder Case

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Just months after she struck a plea deal to avoid time behind bars, the fiancee of Marion “Suge” Knight was sentenced to three years in jail Friday for a probation violation linked to the former rap mogul’s pending murder trial.

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight is seen at a prior court appearance. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight is seen at a prior court appearance.
(Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Douglas Sortino ruled that Toi-Lin Kelly, 37, helped Knight violate a court order limiting his jailhouse phone communications by aiding him in arranging interviews with the producers of a BET documentary about Death Row Records, the record label he founded in 1988.

Sortino also found that she was indirectly communicating with Knight through a private investigator, violating the terms of probation he granted her in October.

“To me it’s pretty blatant, and frankly, jaw-dropping,” Sortino said, adding that Kelly had basically slapped him in the face after he granted her probation.

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