The Los Angeles Times is reporting that transcripts from recorded conversations between Suge Knight and his defense attorney appear to suggest that the two explored bribing witnesses in order to have them alter their testimony in his upcoming murder trial.
In the court filing released on Thursday, Knight and his lawyer Matthew Fletcher, along with Knight’s fiance Toi-Lin Kelly and business partner Mark Blankenship, who were in on the call, “had an understanding that they were going to assist the defendant in procuring witnesses for his defense, which included payments for fabricated testimony.” During one of their conversations, the group discussed the idea of paying witnesses to claim that they saw one of the victims in possession of a firearm.
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