OJ Simpson to ask for early release from prison this evening
August 23 2017, 11:12 | Irvin Gilbert
Whatever happened to OJ Simpson's house in Kendall?
The 70-year-old former football star will leave Nevada's Lovelock Correctional Center as early as October 1 after a parole board voted Thursday to approve his release. A few months later, he was sentenced to 33 years in prison with eligibility for parole in nine years.
According to CNN, the parole board score inmates on a number of factors. A majority of four of the seven members of the Board is required to reach a decision to grant or deny parole.
"I've basically lived a conflict-free life", Simpsonsaid during the hearing. Simpson strongly stated that nearly all the sports memorabilia items he saw in a collector's Las Vegas hotel room belonged to him.
Simpson was charged with 12 counts, including conspiracy to commit a crime, robbery, assault and kidnapping with a deadly weapon.
OJ Simpson was arrested for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman on 17th June 1994. "You've got to understand, this ain't somebody going to steal somebody's drugs or something like that", Simpson told the LA Times.