The former rapmagnaat Marion ‘Suge’ Knight is Thursday night convicted for in 2015 intentionally starting two men with his pick-up. One of them died, the other injured.
Knight, who already has a long criminal record, in detention since the incident in the cell. At the end of last month, he already made a deal with the prosecutor’s office in Los Angeles.
In exchange for a confession was Knight convicted for murder, so he escapes to a lifelong imprisonment. Also two other indictments, for threats and robbery, have expired as a result.
In the 90’s founded Knight together with Dr. Dre’s record label Death Row, then he is one of the most powerful men in the rap. He had Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre under his wing. After the shooting in which Tupac in 1996, was killed – when he was in Knight’s car – it went back with Death Row. In 2006, the label bankrupt.
Knight was by the Us police also some time named as a possible suspect of the murder of rival Notorious B. I. G., but to a formal indictment in that case never. The cases of murder of both Tupac Shakur as the Notorious B. I. G. continue until today whether.