O.J Simpson A ‘Completely Free Man’ After Being Granted Early Release From Parole

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O.J Simpson is a “completely free man” after being granted early release from parole.

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Authorities have discharged Simpson from parole 2 months early.

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And people have a lot to say about it…

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The seventy-four-year-old’s discharge from parole had been scheduled for February 9 2022.

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However, he was issued good behavior credits by the parole board and thus discharged on December 1, CBS News reports.

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Simpson was first placed on parole after serving 9 years of his 33-year sentence for a kidnapping and robbery case in 2007, the Independent reports.

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He was discharged from prison in October 2017 follow a vote by the parole board.

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In 1994, Simpson, an actor and pitcher, made the headlines when he faced a murder trial for the killing of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman.

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Labelled as “the trial of the century,” it sparked a huge debate over race and the justice system, the outlet reports.

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A statement released by the Nevada Department of Public Safety and the Division of Parole and Probation on Tuesday said that Simpsons early discharge came after a hearing.

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A hearing was held on on November 30 by the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners after a written recommendation was received.

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According to the Independent, Kim Yoko Smith, a spokeswoman for the state police, said that Simpson “was granted his full freedom after 4 years of supervised release” from December 1.

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“The board awarded credits in an amount equal to the time remaining on the sentence to reduce the sentence to time served,” they said.

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Simpson lawyer, Malcolm LaVergne spoke of his releases where he described Simpson as a “free man.”

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“Mr. Simpson is a completely free man now,” he said.

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LaVergne would not speak with press about Simpson’s future plans.

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What do you think about his early release?

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