OJ Simpson set to walk free 24 years early to enjoy NFL pension millions
- DISGRACED former American football star OJ Simpson is set to walk free from prison exactly nine years into his 33-year sentence.
A parole board hearing scheduled for the week beginning July 3 - six days before his 70th birthday - is expected to recommend his release, based on good behaviour.READ MORE: California substance abuse counselor drives 2 miles with dead man embedded in her windshield receives sentence
It would be nine years to the day after he was sentenced to 33 years for a string of charges, including armed robbery and kidnapping.
In 1995, Simpson was sensationally cleared of the brutal stabbing murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman in the so-called "Trial of the Century".
Yesterday, an ex-business partner who visits him regularly at medium-security Lovelock Correctional Centre in Nevada declared: "He's convinced he'll be coming out this fall and is counting down the days to his hearing like a kid waiting for Christmas."(Excerpt) Read more at: express.co.uk ...
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