Suge Knight’s Son: They’re mistreating my dad in jail.
Suge Knight’s son, Suge Jacob Knight, says his father is being mistreated in prison. Suge’s son shared his frustrations on social media, after visiting his father today in court. He writes:
Im grateful to see my dad this morning, but it hurt me to see him get neglected right infront of my face. Im distugsted [sic] that these people take an oath to serve justice but do the exact opposite. I havent seen or heard this mans voice in two years! When we will they view him as a human? How come the man who turned himeslef [sic] in on a “Hit and Run” case (Which is really a Self Defense Case) gets mistreated more than the Rapist or a serial killer? I know sin is sin but what about mercy? I dont know anybody who can sit in solitary confinement for two years and not speak to, nor choose his own lawyer. When will they let him get the best chance to defend himself. This court session was mostly of my dad asking for a fair shot, while The prosecutor rushes the judge to end the session because she has alot to do today. Bs. They even had the officer block my dads view to see me! I really need those that acutally [sic] support and who has a heart to reach out. I have great news but i need justice to be served. #FREESUGE #FREEMYDAD
On January 29, 2015, Knight was involved in a hit-and-run incident that left one man dead and another hospitalized in Compton, California. Knight turned himself in to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department early the next morning and was arrested on suspicion of murder. Killed was Terry Carter, co-founder of Heavyweight Records and a friend of Knight. The second victim, filmmaker Cle Sloan, suffered a mangled foot and head injuries. Witnesses claim that Knight followed the men after an argument on the Straight Outta Compton film set to a burger stand parking lot, and that the collision looked intentional. Security footage video was released online in early March showing Knight running over both men but which Knight’s attorney said helps his client’s self-defense claim. He remains in jail.