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Suge Knight Hospitalized as He Awaits Murder Trial

Embattled former rap mogul was transported to a local hospital for medical care Tuesday, Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman says

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has been hospitalized, as he awaits trial on murder and attempted murder charges.

A spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department told TheWrap on Thursday that Knight was transported to a local hospital for medical care on Tuesday.

The spokeswoman added that further details weren’t available due to privacy laws.

Knight was arrested after hitting Terry Carter and Cle “Bone” Sloan in his truck in a Compton, California, parking lot in 2015, killing Carter and injuring Sloan. Knight has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and attempted murder, asserting that acted in self-defense.

Last month, two attorneys who formerly represented Knight were indicted on conspiracy charges to bribe potential witnesses in hopes of freeing Knight, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said.

According to the DA’s office, Matthew Fletcher and Thaddeus Culpepper have been indicted on one count each of conspiracy to commit bribery, conspiracy to commit subornation of perjury, conspiracy to commit obstruction of justice and accessory after the fact.

Culpepper also faces two additional conspiracy charges while Fletcher has been charged with an additional count of perjury.