Sept 29, 2017
O.J. Simpson may be released next week4 min read
It has been reported that O.J. Simpson could be released on parole as soon asMonday in Las Vegas under a plan being finalised by Nevada officials.
A prison spokesperson informed the media that the process culminating in freedom for the former football player, actor and TV pitchman is in motion, but must be approved and documents must be signed.
Meanwhile, Simpson remains at Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada awaiting transfer to High Desert State Prison outside Las Vegas, where he would be freed.
Simpson’s release is expected after he spent nine years behind bars for his 2008 armed robbery and kidnapping convictions following a confrontation with two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room. He was sentenced to up to 33 years behind bars.
Simpson won parole in July from a state parole board that set Sunday, October 1 as the date he becomes eligible for parole. Once released, he will be supervised by the state Division of Parole and Probation.