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OJ Simpson not welcome in Florida after his upcoming release from prison

OJ Simpson not welcome in Florida after his upcoming release from prison
Source: Nevada Department of Corrections

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi wrote a letter to the Department of Corrections on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, stating that she doesn’t want OJ Simpson to live in her state.

She referenced the 1994 murders of Simpson’s ex-wife, Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman, a crime which Simpson was not convicted for among many reasons he should not be allowed to reside in the Sunshine State.

Simpson, 70, is due to be released from Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada next week. He has served nine years for armed robbery during an incident in a Nevada hotel room in 2007.

Earlier this year, the former NFL player and entertainer was granted parole.

Two of Simpson’s children live in St. Petersburg, Florida.

In July, the Florida Department of Corrections said in a statement it would have to accept Simpson, “We are aware of his potential relocation to Florida. Pursuant to the Interstate Commission on Adult Offender Supervision, if Nevada’s request meets all criteria, Florida must accept the transfer. As is the case with any offender who transfers under this routine procedure, he will be assigned a Florida probation officer and will be supervised in accordance with the conditions of his parole.”

Simpson’s issues are bigger than Bondi. As part of the judge’s decision in the Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman wrongful death civil lawsuit, Simpson was ordered to pay $33.5M to their families in damages. With interest, the figure is close to $100M.

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