Suge Knight Charged with Murder Following Fatal Hit-and-Run

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Suge Knight has been formally charged with murder.

The music mogul was arrested last week in conjunction with a hit-and-run that took place in Los Angeles.

Knight was allegedly engaged in an argument when he got into his pickup truck and backed over two men. One of them, Terry Carter, died from the wounds he sustained as a result of the incident.

Reports state that Knight was being accosted by multiple men when he floored the gas pedal out of fear for his life. He claims he wasn't aware he had struck anyone when he fled at scene.

Suge Knight in a Sweatshirt

However, the cops allege Knight was trying to run over a nemesis name Cle "None" Sloan when he hit Carter by mistake.

In addition to murder, Knight faces charges of attempted premeditated murder; hit and run resulting in death; and hit and run resulting in injury.

These are all felonies.

Knight had his $2 million bail revoked today, while insiders say video obtained by deputies at the scene capture a “portion” of what took place in Compton.

Authorities say the footage strengthens the District Attorney’s case against Knight.

Knight, the co-founder of Death Row Records, turned himself in to police on January 30 after running over Carter, a friend, with his vehicle.

"The complaint includes use of a deadly weapon and causing great bodily injury allegations and that Knight has prior convictions, making this a third strike case," the L.A. County D.A.'s Office said earlier today.

Knight is set to appear in the Compton courthouse tomorrow. If convicted, he faces up to life in state prison.

The producer, of course, is no stranger to brushes with the law. He’s been charged in the past with robbery, driving with a suspended license, drug possession and assault with a deadline weapon.

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