Suge Knight Charged With Murder

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former hip-hop music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was charged Monday with murder and attempted murder after he struck two men with his pickup truck last week.

Prosecutors allege that Knight intended to run down a friend and another man after an argument on a movie set. One of the men was killed.

Attorney James Blatt says Knight accidentally ran over the men on Thursday as he tried to escape a vicious attack. He turned himself in to police on Friday.

Knight’s initial bail of $2 million was revoked Monday after a court commissioner agreed with authorities that he was a potential flight risk and could intimidate witnesses.

He is scheduled to appear in court in Compton on Tuesday.

The bail ruling came after detectives told a judge the 49-year-old founder of Death Row Records could face a lengthy prison sentence because of a violent criminal past…

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