Suge Knight Collapses in Court

He seems to faint after judge sets bail at $25M in murder case
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 20, 2015 4:02 PM CDT
Deputies assist Marion "Suge" Knight after he collapsed in court in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Robyn Beck, Pool)
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(Newser) – Suge Knight ended up in the hospital today after getting some bad news in court. The 49-year-old collapsed after the judge in his murder case set bail at $25 million, reports the AP. The rap mogul's attorney—who TMZ reports sought bail of $2 million and accused prosecutors of watching too much Empire—says Knight hit his head on a chair when he fell and knocked himself out. He was being evaluated at a jail hospital in Los Angeles, reports the LA Times. It wasn't clear whether Knight, co-founder of Death Row Records, would be able to post bail once he was medically cleared. He is accused of fatally running over a man with his truck. (Read more Suge Knight stories.)

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