Suge Knight reportedly hospitalized in Los Angeles

Marion "Suge" Knight (R) and his attorney Thaddeus Culpepper appear in court for a pretrial hearing at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center on February 26, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Suge Knight, who has been in jail awaiting trial for murder, is being treated for an undisclosed ailment, authorities said Thursday.

Knight was moved to the hospital on Tuesday, said Deputy Charles Moore of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

Details of his medical treatment were not being released, but the move was regarded as "routine,'' Moore said.

The 52-year-old Knight, the co-founder of Death Row Records, has been jailed since 2015 and has had a number of health issues since then, including being treated in 2017 for blood clots, according to, which first reported the story.

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