Newswire: Suge Knight is definitely going to trial for murder
Former rap mogul and frequent suspect Suge Knight will stand trial on charges of murder, after a Los Angeles judge ruled that there was enough evidence to implicate him in the hit-and-run that killed one man and seriously injured another near the set of Straight Outta Compton. That evidence includes security camera footage showing Knight’s truck hitting one man, Cle Sloan, while in reverse, then zooming forward to run over him again while also hitting Heavyweight Records co-founder Terry Carter, killing him.
Knight faces one count of murder for Carter, one count of attempted murder for Sloan, and one count of hit-and-run. A second count of hit-and-run was dismissed, CNN says, as California law says only one charge should be brought per vehicle. So, small favors for Suge Knight.
Another small favor: Knight’s bail has been reduced to $10 million from the “excessive” $25 million that caused him …