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Ex-UCLA basketball star Billy Knight was arrested in June after police officials say he allegedly sexually abused a child and sources have shared that the victim was only 9 years old. ViaTMZ, they have learned in the weeks before knight apparently killed himself, the 39-year-old was arrested and charged with six felonies for sexual encounters involving a girl under the age of 15. Knight was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona on June 13.
In Maricopa County prosecutors charged Knight with multiple counts of sexual conduct with a minor, sexual abuse and molestation of a child. In court documents obtained by TMZ Sports, prosecutors say some of the abuse took place in the victim’s home and on her mother’s bed.
Knight was found dead in Phoenix in the early hours of July 8 – after posting a final goodbye video. In this video Knight admitted to living a life of “sin” and implied he was going to take his own life.
Source: TMZ Sports
Written By: Fantasia Harvey