O.J. Simpson was granted parole during a hearing that took place in Nevada on Thursday. He is now likely to be released from prison as early as October. Simpson served nine years at Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada after being found guilty on kidnapping and robbery charges stemming from an incident at a Las Vegas hotel in September 2007 involving memorabilia.
Simpson’s hearing started at approximately 10 a.m. local time shortly after Simpson and his lawyer Malcolm LaVergne made their way into a hearing room at Lovelock:
The four state parole commissioners who took part in the hearing and were ultimately responsible for granting or denying Simpson parole were located in Carson City, Nevada, where they spoke with Simpson and asked him questions via video conference. And of course, there were quite a few memorable moments throughout the course of the hearing.
At the beginning of the hearing, parole board member Connie Brisbee incorrectly identified Simpson as being 90 years old. Simpson and those in attendance at the hearing laughed before Brisbee corrected herself and identified Simpson as being 70:
source: complex.com by CHRIS YUSCAVAGE