Authorities granted O.J. Simpson an early release from his parole, according to a statement from the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation.
In a joint statement, the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners and State Police, Parole and Probation Division said that the decision to discharge Simpson two months early was ratified on Dec. 6.
Simpson, 74, was originally scheduled for release on Feb. 9, 2022.
The Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners held an “early discharge hearing” for Simpson after receiving a request from the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation.
The board also awarded Simpson good behavior credits.
Simpson served nine years in prison and had been in parole since Oct. 1, 2017 after being found guilty of armed robbery and kidnapping on Oct. 4, 2008.
In 2007, Simpson, who was a football player, was part of a group that raided the Palace Station Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas to steal sports memorabilia that he said belonged to him.
Simpson was also a murder suspect for the deaths of his former wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, but he was found not guilty in a trial held in Los Angeles.
Simpson currently lives in Vegas.
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