Suge Knight hospitalized after not guilty plea

Attorney for rap mogul contends hit-and-run was an accident

Marion "Suge" Knight, right, is joined by his attorney David Kenner, left, during his arraignment, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 in Compton, Calif. Knight, 49, pleaded not guilty on to murder, attempted murder and other charges filed after he struck two men with his truck last week. (AP Photo/Paul Buck, Pool)
Marion "Suge" Knight, right, is joined by his attorney David Kenner, left, during his arraignment, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 in Compton, Calif. Knight, 49, pleaded not guilty on to murder, attempted murder and other charges filed after he struck two men with his truck last week. (AP Photo/Paul Buck, Pool)

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A sheriff’s official says former rap mogul Suge Knight has been taken to a hospital complaining of chest pains after he appeared in court in a murder case.

Knight pleaded not guilty earlier Tuesday to murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run charges during a brief court appearance.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Officer John Gardner says Knight was taken to a hospital after complaining of chest pains.

No additional details were available.

Knight appeared in court in orange jail attire.

The 49-year-old Knight could face life in prison if convicted.

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