News

OJ Simpson granted parole after eight years in prison

Posted: Updated:
NEVADA -

OJ Simpson has been granted parole for his release from a Nevada prison.

Simpson has spent more than eight years behind bars for armed robbery and assault with a weapon.

According to officials, Simpson had a clean record in prison.

Simpson was famously acquitted of the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman.

He's expected to be freed in October.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."