Wow — this story is crazy and much bigger than his apparent suicide it seems.
Ex-UCLA basketball star Billy Knight was arrested back in June after officials say he sexually abused a child … and sources say the victim was only 9 years old.
TMZ Sports has learned … in the weeks before Knight apparently killed himself, the 39-year-old was arrested and charged with 6 felonies for sexual encounters involving a girl under the age of 15.
Officials tell us … Knight was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona on June 13.
Prosecutors in Maricopa County charged Knight with multiple counts of sexual conduct with a minor, sexual abuse and molestation of a child.
In court docs, obtained by TMZ Sports, prosecutors say some of the abuse took place at the victim’s home — and on her mother’s bed. Continue reading [HERE].
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