Well, that didn't take long.
Knight's lawyer, Matt Fletcher, filed a motion before Friday's hearing contending that the murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run charges filed against the Death Row Records co-founder should be dismissed. Fletcher is building his argument on the point that Cle "Bone" Sloan, one of the men allegedly ran over by Knight, refused to identify him in court last month.
"There is nowhere in this transcript that Mr. Sloan ever identifies Marion Knight, the defendant, as a murderer," Fletcher wrote in the motion, as reported by the Associated Press. "There is nowhere in the entire transcript that Mr. Sloan even identifies Marion Knight as a driver of the red truck in question; the red truck that hit the victims."
Knight, 50, has pleaded not guilty to running over two men with an SUV — one of whom died from his injuries.
July 7 has been set as the start date for the trial.
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