Suge Knight Doesn't Get His Bail Reduced After Pleading Not Guilty

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 30:  Marion 'Suge' Knight, who is charged with murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run for allegedly running down two men in Compton killing one of them, appears in court  for his arraignment at Criminal Courts Building April 30, 2015 in Los Angeles,  California. Knight has been ordered to stand trial and is being re-arraigned on murder charges after he was involved in an argument with two men in a Compton restaurant parking lot and struck them with his vehicle in January.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Suge Knight Doesn't Get His Bail Reduced After Pleading Not Guilty

It's still set at $10 million.

Published April 30, 2015

Suge Knight’s request to reduce his bail from $10 million to $5 million was denied when he returned to court Thursday.

The Death Row co-founder faces murder and attempted murder charges in a fatal hit-and-run incident in Compton, Calif. He is accused of running over two men in front of Tam’s Burger, killing Terry Carter and injuring Cle "Bone" Sloan. The 50-year-old rap mogul claims it was an act of self-defense.

Knight has been hospitalized throughout his trial process, ranging from an undisclosed medical emergency to issues with his eyesight.

Originally, Knight's bail was set at $25 million. His trial is scheduled to begin on July 7. is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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(Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Written by Eric Diep


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