OJ Simpson released from Nevada prison

Camille Rivera
October 2, 2017

Its unclear what O.J.'s plans are, but he previously said he wanted to move back to Florida, where he lived before his armed robbery conviction in Las Vegas, which took place during a September 2007 confrontation with two sports memorabilia dealers.

"I don't have any information on where he's going", said Keast, who watched as Simpson signed documents and was let go.

Simpson is free after he was officially released from prison in the early hours of October 1, after spending nearly nine years imprisoned for an armed robbery in Las Vegas.

Simpson spent a lifetime in the limelight - first for his athletic prowess, charm and good looks, then as a murder suspect in the 1994 killing of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman.

Florida's attorney general, Pam Bondi, has urged her state's Corrections Department to object to Simpson's return.

Simpson was a college star at USC, winning the Heisman Trophy in 1968, and was perhaps the top running back in the National Football League in the 1970s while starring for the Buffalo Bills.

"Our biggest concern was our safety and the public's safety and not wanting anybody, paparazzi, to follow him", she said. "He's going to focus on kids, friends, his family and golf".

Two of Simpson's children live in the Tampa Bay area and his lawyer told The Associated Press on Friday that the former football star will live in Florida as planned after being released. It is believed that Simpson was released late at night in order to avoid a media circus. She cited Simpson's previous run-ins with police in Florida and says the state "should not become a country club for this convicted criminal".

OJ was acquitted of both murders, and no one else has ever been charged in connection with the slayings.

In a statement previously issued to PEOPLE, Goldman's sister, Kim, and his father, Ron, explain that "while we respect the Nevada Parole Board's decision to release Simpson, it's still hard for us knowing he will be a free man again". American audiences were captivated by the "trial of the century", a 13-month saga that was also broadcast live.

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