See OJ Simpson Walk Out Of Nevada Prison After 9 Years

Kristopher Nichols
October 2, 2017

She watched Simpson sign paperwork shortly before being freed. He said the timing of Simpson's release is up to authorities and he doesn't know when it will be. They also don't want Simpson to be harmed during the release, with one prison official saying, "We don't want another Princess Diana situation". He responded "OK", walked through an open door, and the video then cut to a nighttime street - apparently the prison exterior.

The former National Football League star left prison shortly after midnight local time, and was picked up by an unidentified friend, according to Brooke Keast, a spokeswoman for the Nevada Department of Corrections.

David Cook, attorney for the Goldman family, said on Wednesday the judgment amount has almost doubled with interest over the years to more than US$65m and the family will continue to seek payment.

O.J. Simpson (R) at his parole hearing with attorney Malcolm LaVergne at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S. on July 20, 2017.

This report was updated at 12:12 p.m.

In 2013 the Nevada Board of Parole granted him parole on some of his convictions, but not for the more violent charges.

Malcolm LaVergne, Simpson's attorney, told the Los Angeles Times that he and his client were prepared to wait until October 6 for the release.

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Once Simpson is released, Nevada DOC will have a 72-hour window to let him out which will start on Sunday.

Lavergne said recently that Simpson was looking forward to reuniting with his family.

So for now, The Juice is back on the loose at 70 years of age, hopefully with the goal of living the "conflict free life" he said he lived at his parole hearing back in July. He'd been sentenced to 33 years. Bondi sent a letter to the Florida Department of Corrections, urging it to tell Nevada officials that Florida objects to Simpson serving his parole there. "I don't have any information on where he's going".

"We needed to do this to ensure public safety and to avoid any possible incident", she told CBS News by telephone.

He will face restrictions - including up to five years of parole supervision.

O.J. Simpson could be released from prison as early as this weekend, multiple outlets are reporting.

Simpson argued that the memorabilia and personal family photos were taken from him, and that he was merely trying to get the items back.

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