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2 Suge Knight Lawyers Struck With Conspiracy Charges

The currently-incarcerated Suge Knighthas hit another snag in his trial.

The latest comes courtesy the former Death Row Records CEO’s legal representation. The Associated Press reports that two Knight’s attorneys (one current and one former) have been struck with charges their own.

Among the charges is conspiring to bribe potential witnesses in Knight’s upcoming murder trial.

The lawyers facing the conspiracy charge and three other felony counts are Matthew Fletcher and Thaddeus Culpepper.

According to an indictment, Fletcher tried to bribe witnesseswho could give favorable testimony at the trial. Additionally, Culpepper is accused going along with a confidential informant’s decision to provide false testimony.

Both lawyers were released after a court appearance on Monday (March 5), and are expected to appear in court again on March 16 for arraignment.

Suge Knight is awaiting a court appearance his own, as he waits for his murder trial to begin. Knight was arrested andlocked up well over three years ago, following his involvement in a deadly hit and run.