Suge Knight’s Murder Trial Delayed? Lawyer Thrown Off Case

By Clarissa Hamlin

FILE – In this March 9, 2015 file photo, Marion “Suge” Knight, center, arrives in court for a hearing about evidence in his murder case, in Los Angeles. Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted-murder charges after the former rap music mogul struck two men with his pickup truck in January, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen made the ruling Thursday after concluding a hearing that focused heavily on testimony from Cle “Bone” Sloan, who was hit outside a Compton burger stand. The judge also reduced bail from $25 million to $10 million. (Kevork Djansezian/Pool Photo via AP, File)

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Marion “Suge” Knight ‘s upcoming murder trial may be pushed back after a judge told his former lawyer to take a bow (Rihanna voice.) A federal judge gave the dueces Monday to Thaddeus Culpepper, the “Death Row” co-founder’s ex- attorney, after an indictment for witness tampering, The Associated Press reported.

Culpepper, along with Knight’s other former attorney, Matthew Fletcher, were accused of several big charges, including offering to pay witnesses $20,000 to $25,000 to …read more

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