O.J. Simpson Passes

O.J. Simpson has died in Las Vegas Nevada.  He was 76.

His family says he had been battling cancer.

Simpson was acquitted of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman in the 1990s.

In 2008, he was found guilty on robbery and kidnapping charges and sentenced to 33 years in prison, but was released on parole in 2017.

Simpson starred in the NFL for eleven seasons, playing for the Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers. He was a national icon in his football retirement, starring in movies, tv shows and commercials.

He was a Heisman Trophy winner at USC in 1968.


LOVELOCK, NV – JULY 20: O.J. Simpson attends a parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center July 20, 2017 in Lovelock, Nevada. Simpson is serving a nine to 33 year prison term for a 2007 armed robbery and kidnapping conviction. (Photo by Jason Bean-Pool/Getty Images) used locally April 11th 2024

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