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USA: OJ Simpson to be granted parole after 9 years in prison

United States, Carson City
July 21, 2017 at 04:42 GMT -00:00 · Published

Former American football star OJ Simpson was granted parole by Nevada state officials in Carson City, Thursday. He will be released from prison in October this year.

The celebrity appeared in front of parole commissioners via video link from Lovelock Correctional Centre in Nevada, where he has been resident since 2008.

As his parole was announced Simpson could be heard reacting emotionally, repeating the phrase: "Thank you, thank you, thank you."

Simpson was found guilty of armed robbery and kidnapping in 2008 and sentenced to 33 years in prison.

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Former American football star OJ Simpson was granted parole by Nevada state officials in Carson City, Thursday. He will be released from prison in October this year.

The celebrity appeared in front of parole commissioners via video link from Lovelock Correctional Centre in Nevada, where he has been resident since 2008.

As his parole was announced Simpson could be heard reacting emotionally, repeating the phrase: "Thank you, thank you, thank you."

Simpson was found guilty of armed robbery and kidnapping in 2008 and sentenced to 33 years in prison.

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