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O J Simpson released from jail on parole after 9 years

The former NFL football star was behind the bars for armed robbery

AFP | PTI  |  Los Angeles 

File photo of former NFL football star O J Simpson as he enters for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada. (Photo: PTI)
File photo of former NFL football star O J Simpson as he enters for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada. (Photo: PTI)

Disgraced American football star O J Simpson, whose racially charged 1995 trial riveted the nation, was released from jail on parole early Sunday after nine years behind bars for

Simpson, 70, left the Lovelock Correctional Center in the western state of just after midnight Saturday, prison spokesperson Brooke Keast said. "I don't know where he was headed," Keast told AFP.

First Published: Sun, October 01 2017. 15:17 IST
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