Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight pleaded no contest Thursday to manslaughter in connection with the death of a man during a hit-and-run incident after a confrontation on the set of the movie biopic “Straight Outta Compton.”
Knight, 53, is scheduled to be sentenced October 4 and in exchange for his plea, prosecutors are calling for a sentence of 28 years in prison.
Two other criminal cases against Knight will be dismissed at sentencing.
Knight was accused in January 2015 of running over two men, killing one of them, during an argument.
Knight had faced one count of murder for the death of Terry Carter and one count of attempted murder in the case of Cle “Bone” Sloan, who was maimed after Knight allegedly struck the pair with his truck.
Knight had also been charged one count of hit-and-run. He had faced life in prison. Read more