TMZ broke the news just days before his trial was scheduled to begin. Several outlets confirmed that the infamous Hip-Hop mogul was sentenced to 28 years after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter in the death of Terry Carter.
Knight was facing life in jail over a savage attempt at manslaughter that occurred in a Southern California parking area. Knight was blamed for intentionally running over Carter and Cle “Bone” Sloan following a heated discussion on the set of Straight Outta Compton. The incident left Sloan hospitalized and Carter dead.
Surveillance video showed the Death Row Records CEO hitting the two victims with his vehicle; nonetheless, he initially insisted that he hit them out of self defence and was just attempting to escape from Carter and Sloan.
As indicated by TMZ, Knight will get credit for the three and half years he’s as of now served. He will likewise be set on three years of probation following his jail release.