Suge Knight is getting ready to stand trial for murder for his alleged role in a hit-and-run that killed a man in January near the set of "Straight Outta Compton," and now he -- as well as Dr. Dre and Ice Cube -- could be facing more legal trouble.
The wife of Terry Carter, the man who was killed, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the three, as well as Tam's Burgers, where the incident took place, according to TMZ. She is reportedly claiming that Dre and Cube -- who are producing the movie -- hired gang members as security for shoots in areas with a heavy gang presence. In addition, the suit says that some of those gang members threatened Knight, which caused him to speed out of the parking lot and hit Carter.
The former rap mogul has been in custody since late January, shortly after the incident, and his court proceedings have taken a number of twists and turns.
The next month, the judge set a $25 million bail, and Knight collapsed shortly thereafter. In April, a witness who sustained injuries in the hit-and-run took the stand and said, “I’m no snitch. I will not be used to send Suge Knight to prison." Then, just one week ago, Suge hired his fourth lawyer -- Michael Jackson's former attorney, Thomas Mesereau -- since the proceedings began, and the judge delayed a motion to dismiss to case.
The case is scheduled to pick back up in July.