Oj Simpson Murder Case

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The O.J. Simpson murder case was about the former professional football star and actor, O.J. Simpson. It was one of the most controversial and talked about trials during the time. The trial was held in California and spanned from 1994 to the verdict in 1995 where he was declared not guilty. He was tried on two counts of murder after the deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and waiter Ronald Lyle Goldman, in June 1994. Based on the evidence on the scene of the murder, the police department led to the conclusion that it was indeed Simpson who was the prime suspect of the horrific event. The manner of arrest of Simpson was the primary reason this case amassed such a wide popularity and interest from the public. The arrest involved high…show more content…
But during the time of the trial, the prosecutors failed to produce any such evidence in the court and thus the process of conviction of the suspect proved to be a failure. The verdict came in favor of Simpson and relieved him from the counts of murder. Recently though, Los Angeles police announced that a knife was allegedly found on Simpson's former estate in Brentwood, stirring memories of the stabbings of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman outside her condominium in 1994. The weapon used in the stabbing deaths was described as a long, serrated knife. It was not found. The double-murder case remains open but Simpson was found liable in the civil wrongful death suit brought by the victims' families two years later. Los Angeles police said Friday they are examining what's been described as a knife reportedly found years ago at the estate that once belonged to the former football great. Police learned that within the last month that an ex-Los Angeles traffic officer received the item from a construction worker who found it "back in the 90s," possibly when the estate was being demolished. it's remarkable to think an LAPD officer would retain for himself the possible murder weapon from the O.J. Simpson case rather than immediately turn it in to the department for analysis as any responsible law

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