Suge Knight gets 28 years in prison after fatal hit-and-run

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News—Back in January of 2015, while on the set of the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton, rap mogul Suge Knight hit a man named Terry Carter with his car and drove off. Carter died, and Knight was later charged with murder—which could have gotten him life in prison. Today, after several setbacks (including Knight firing his legal team and two of his former attorneys getting indicted for tampering with a witness), the former Death Row Records CEO has pled no contest to the lesser charge of voluntary...

Suge Knight To Get 28-Year Prison Term In Plea Deal Over Fatal Hit-And-Run. The co-founder of Death Row Records, Knight, 53, agreed to a plea deal for one count of voluntary manslaughter. He had been facing charges of murder and attempted murder.