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'Bone Thugs' Rapper

Cops Plea in

Alleged Wife Beating

12/30/2011 3:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Flesh-n-bone Stanley Howse
"Bone Thugs-n-Harmony" rapper Flesh-n-Bone won't face any additional jail time after allegedly beating his wife -- because TMZ has learned, he struck a sweet deal with prosecutors to secure his freedom.

Flesh -- real name Stanley Howse -- was arrested back in January on suspicion of domestic violence after a fight with his wife allegedly turned violent. He was later charged with inflicting corporal injury on a spouse, threatening her, and false imprisonment.

But Howse and his attorney Shepard Kopp struck a deal with prosecutors -- in which Howse agreed to plead guilty to false imprisonment in exchange for dropping the first two charges.

Howse was sentenced to 3 years probation and time served in jail -- in addition to 100 hours of community service. He must also participate in a domestic violence program and donate $400 to a battered women's shelter.

Kopp tells TMZ, "Flesh has always maintained his innocence of these charges, but it was best for his family and Bone Thugs to put this case behind him."

12 COMMENTS

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1.

Mel Zipskin    

Closet cases beat their wives for obvious reasons and he's a 'hard' rapper? Paging Dr.Dre, lol!!!!

944 days ago
2.

Wishbone    

Who?

943 days ago
3.

barneyrubbble    

All these "rappers" think they're above the law. Hope they enjoy their 10 minutes of fame before they are brought back to reality.

943 days ago
4.

Joao    

The American "Justice" system; where you get what you pay for.

943 days ago
5.

ffffffff    

www.twitter.com/modelbubbles

943 days ago
6.

ray    

you know once a guy has "copped a plea" and confessed, you should STOP using allegedly. it is no longer alleged, it is a proven fact. you're still making it easier on a criminal.

943 days ago
7.

ray    

", "Flesh has always maintained his innocence of these charges, but it was best for his family and Bone Thugs to put this case behind him."

yeah right, everyone who is innocent pleads guilty to a felony, just to make it go away. what a DB lieing *******

943 days ago
8.

dd    

Yep until the next time, wife beaters don't change.

943 days ago
9.

Rich     

Another piece of RAP CRAP!!!!

943 days ago
10.

columbus indiana    

Thanks for being a busted ass and having to cancel we were looking forward to seeing some good ass rappin!!!! Keep ur hands to urself and u wouldn't be in this position!!!!!!

943 days ago
11.

Rocky    

We will open the book. Its pages are blank.
We are going to put words on them ourselves.
The book is called Opportunity
its first chapter is New Year's Day.
my brother was the one who taught me this

and you dont even need to tell
cuz i guess its real

New is the YEAR, new are the hopes
and the aspirations, New
what is the resolution, new are the spirits ,
Forever my warm wishes are for u,
Have promising and fulfilling YEAR.

May that Bring for You,
the Happiness, Success and filled for you
the Peace, Hope & Togetherness of Family.....
you think friends Would You a very Happy NEW Year?

943 days ago

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