Suge Knight Has Panic Attack, Is Rushed to the Hospital During Court Hearing For Murder Charges

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Suge Knight was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday, Feb. 2 after suffering a panic attack in court. Paul Buck - Pool/Getty Images

Most people charged with murder would experience discomfort, but legendary record producer Suge Knight was even more on edge on Tuesday, Feb. 3 when he had a panic attack in the courtroom. 

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The L.A. Times spoke with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, who revealed Knight, 49, was “taken to the hospital moments after arraignment for an undisclosed medical reason.” 

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TMZ revealed that the cause of Knight’s hospital visit was a full-fledged panic attack that occurred during his hearing at the L.A. County Superior Court. According to the site, the co-founder of Death Row Records experienced chest pains prior to the attack. 

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This comes a day after Knight was charged with the murder of his friend Terry Carter, whom he allegedly ran over with his pickup truck on Thursday, Jan. 29 in a hit-and-run. Knight turned himself into police the next day, and pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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If convicted he faces up to life in state prison.

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