LAS VEGAS (AP)
OJ Simpson is a free man.
The 74-year-old former football hero and actor who was acquitted of California murder and convicted of armed robbery in Las Vegas has been recognized for good conduct and pardoned effective July 1, 2018. 1, a day after a hearing before the Nevada Parole Board, Nevada State Police spokesman Kim Yoko Smith said Tuesday.
“Mr. Simpson is a free man now,” said Malcolm LaVergne, Simpson’s attorney in Las Vegas.
Simpson declined an immediate interview, his attorney said, and LaVergne declined to talk about Simpson’s future plans, including whether he intends to stay in Nevada.
He told parole officials before his release from prison on October 1, 2017, that he planned to move to Florida.
Instead, he moved to a gated community in Las Vegas, where he golfed and regularly took to Twitter to comment on pro and college sports, especially football.
“Life is fine,” he told the Associated Press in an interview in June 2019.
Simpson was found guilty by a Las Vegas jury in October 2008 and served nine years in prison for leading five men, including two armed, in a September 2007 confrontation with two men. sports collectibles business at a casino hotel in Las Vegas.
Simpson insists he only wants his personal memorabilia and items stolen from him after he was acquitted in Los Angeles of the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend. there, Ronald Goldman in 1994.
He was scheduled to be pardoned on February 9, but the parole board granted him about three months of good time credit.
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