Offbeat Report: Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight was facing child sex abuse charges

22:30  11 july  2018
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Former UCLA Player Billy Knight Found Dead at 39

  Former UCLA Player Billy Knight Found Dead at 39 Former UCLA player Billy Knight has died in Phoenix.Former UCLA player Billy Knight has died in Phoenix, the Mericopa County Medical Examiner confirmed.

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UCLA basketball has suffered yet another tragedy. Former player Billy Knight was found dead on a roadway in Phoenix at just 39 years old. Here are 5 things you need to know.

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Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight died on Sunday after filming a suicide video he released earlier in the day, and some details surrounding the matter are emerging.

According to TMZ Sports, Knight was arrested on June 14 in Phoenix, Ariz., for alleged child sex abuse. He was being charged with “multiple counts of sexual conduct with a minor, sexual abuse and molestation of a child.” The alleged victim was only nine years old.

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Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight is seen in an image capture from a video posted to YouTube on July 8, 2018. Share.

The former college basketball player , 39, was found dead of an apparent suicide early Sunday morning. Yesterday evening, UCLA family, myself and others in basketball community were trying to reach out to Billy Knight .

Knight, who was facing six felonies, ended his life Sunday.

In his video posted to YouTube, Knight said, “I just want to say that I’ve lived a life of sin. I lied, I cheated and I stole. From many people. I was a taker. That’s why my life ended up where it is now.”

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