O.J. Simpson Could Be Released On Parole As Early As Monday

O.J. Simpson

O.J. Simpson Could Be Released On Parole As Early As Monday

"The Juice" is about to be loose.

Published September 28, 2017

The "Juice" is about to be loose. A little over two months since the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners voted to grant O.J. Simpson parole, the Associated Press is reporting that he will tentatively be released as early as Monday.

According to the AP, there's a plan for Simpson, 70, to be released from a facility near Las Vegas as early as Monday, although a Nevada Department of Corrections spokesperson, Brooke Keast, told the news organization yesterday that documents haven't been finalized for his release just yet.

Simpson is still at Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada, but Keast told the AP that he would be transferred to High Desert State Prison near Vegas for purposes of his release.

When Simpson was granted parole in July, Nevada's parole board set October 1 as his eligible parole date. Since that falls on a Sunday, Monday would be the first business day in which Simpson could be released, according to the AP.

This all comes after Simpson spent the past nine years locked up over an armed robbery conviction. And of course, that's separate from the former NFL star being notoriously acquitted of the double-murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman as part of the 1995 "Trial of the Century." 

Shortly after Simpson was granted parole in July, his friend Tom Scotto told Good Morning America that O.J. wants to visit Nicole's grave site when released to "pay his respects" to his ex-wife.

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