Sunday, 1 October 2017

OJ Simpson freed after nine years in Nevada jail

The former American football star and actor OJ Simpson has been released on parole after nine years in a Nevada jail.

He had been serving time for armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and 10 other charges over a 2007 confrontation at a Las Vegas hotel.

Simpson was approved for early parole release at a board hearing in July.

In a Facebook post, Nevada Department of Corrections released an image and video of Simpson signing documents and leaving Lovelock Correctional Centre early on Sunday.
They confirmed the 70-year-old had been released from the facility at 00:08 (07:08 GMT).
He will face restrictions - including up to five years of parole supervision.

BBC     News.

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