O.J. Simpson granted parole for his armed robbery and kidnapping 2008 conviction
Back in 2008, O.J. Simpson was charged with armed robbery, kidnapping and a total of ten charges.
He was found guilty, and subsequently sentenced to jail for 33 years.
On Thursday afternoon, a parole hearing was held for the case, with Simpson, now aged 70, having served nine years of his sentence.
The parole board mentioned his noted his lack of prior convictions, compliance through the process, and good behaviour in prison as the reason why they had granted him parole, leading to an early release.
Here is Simpson responding to the conditions of his parole.
O.J. conditions of parole if granted. pic.twitter.com/3bnBPI1Xbw
— ⓂarcusD (@_MarcusD2_) July 20, 2017
Simpson could be released from prison by October this year, provided he does not break any of the rules of his parole.