Suge Knight’s Lawyers Accused of Conspiracy
Suge Knight’s legal team is making headlines. One of his current and one his former attorneys have been indicted on charges including conspiring to bribe potential witnesses in his upcoming murder trial.
Matthew Fletcher and Thaddeus Culpepper were also charged with three other felony counts. According to the indictment, Fletcher attempted to pay off witnesses who could provide favorable testimony at Knight’s trial. The indictment also alleges Culpepper agreed with a confidential informant that he would provide false testimony.
The attorneys were released Monday on their own recognizance after a court appearance. They’re scheduled to be arraigned March 16.
As previously reported, Knight is currently in jailed awaiting trial for running over two men in January 2015, which left one person dead.