Suge Knight’s legal woes continue to pile up.
The rap mogul, already facing life in prison after being charged with murder last month, now faces an additional charge of making a criminal threat.
The charge stems from an incident in September, during which Knight and comedian Micah “
According to a complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Knight (real name: Marion Hugh Knight) “did willfully and unlawfully threaten to commit a crime which would result in death and great bodily injury to Leslie Redden, with the specific intent that the statement be taken as a threat.”
Knight is no stranger to the criminal justice system.
The former Death Row Records boss was charged with murder, along with attempted murder and two counts of hit-and-run, in late January, after a deadly confrontation in Compton, Calif. He is accused of running over two men with his truck, then fleeing the scene. One victim, Terry
Knight has pleaded not guilty in the Compton incident, which would constitute a third-strike case. He faces life in prison if convicted of the charges.
The Death Row Records co-founder is currently being held without bail, after being deemed a flight risk.