Via video conference from the medium security prison that’s been his home for the past nine years, OJ Simpson will make his case for freedom on Thursday.
OJ Simpson seen here during his parole court proceedings. Picture: Screengrab CNN.
NEW YORK – OJ Simpson could soon be released from prison if he’s granted parole on Thursday.
Members of the Nevada board of parole will hold a hearing into whether to free the former football star before the end of the year or whether he will continue to serve a nine to 33-year sentence for 12 convictions stemming from a 2007 sting operation, where he took memorabilia from his football career at gunpoint in a Las Vegas hotel room.
Via a video conference from the medium security prison that’s been his home for the past nine years, OJ Simpson will make his case for freedom on Thursday. Many experts believe he has a good shot at getting it.
Simpson, who turned 70 this month, is having his second parole hearing before the board. The last one in 2013 resulted in parole for one of the charges stemming from the robbery and kidnapping conviction.
There is a great deal of attention being drawn to the case which has no connection to Simpson’s infamous 1995 acquittal in the double murder of Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman.
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