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O.J. Simpson could be paroled by October and recieve multi-million NFL pension

February 26, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
O.J. Simpson could be paroled by October and recieve multi-million NFL pension

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O.J. Simpson may be freed from prison as early as October, after serving nine years of his 33-year sentence behind bars.

October 1st is the earliest possible parole date for the former NFL star, who is 69-years-old.

It is believed that a parole board will approve his release due to good behavior, according to the Sunday Express.

Simpson has been serving his sentence at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada.

He was convicted in 2008 on 12 counts, which include robbery, kidnapping, and assault with a deadly weapon.

O.J. Simpson was found not guilty in the brutal murders of his wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman

Simpson and his accomplices robbed memorabilia collectors Alfred Beardsley and Bruce Fromong of close 800 items in a Las Vegas hotel back in November 2007.

He argued that the two men had stolen items from him.

From his NFL pension, Simpson receives as much as $25,000 monthly, $300,000 yearly, or $2.7 million throughout his prison stay.

He is prisoner 1027820 at the “medium-custody” penitentiary, where he will need to win over four of seven commissioners at his hearing, which could take place this summer. Additionally, he needs to receive a certain number of “points.”

The 11-point system in Nevada reflects issues such as gang membership, drug and alcohol abuse, and age in assessing eligibility for parole. Each issue reflects point values ranging -1 to +2.

Simpson was found liable in a $33.5 million civil suit for the deaths of his wife and Ron Goldman, pictured.

To be considered “low-risk,” he would need less than five points.

In 2013, O.J. Simpson was paroled on five charges when he argued that he demonstrated good behavior in prison.

A criminal defense lawyer told the Express: “He’s the kind of person who gets paroled. He has done a significant amount of time and, by all accounts, hasn’t caused any problems.”

The more famous case the controversial ex-football star was involved in pertained to the killings of his ex-wife Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman.

In 1996, a jury cleared him in what was widely known as the “Trial of the Century.”

Recent films such as “OJ Made in America” and the mini-series, “The People vs. OJ Simpson,” in which Cuba Gooding Jr played Simpson, showed the dramatic trial which led to his acquittal.

Simpson was later found responsible for the deaths in a civil suit and was ordered to pay approximately $33.5 million to the families of Goldman and Brown.

Each family claimed that they had received little of what it is owed.

Simpson has avoided the payout through a variety of methods including his move to Florida – where a law can prevent the forced sale of homes.

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