LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada prisons official says a plan is in place for O.J. Simpson to be released on parole as early as Monday from a facility near Las Vegas.
Nevada Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Keast said Wednesday the process and documents have not yet been finalized for Simpson’s release after he spent nine years behind bars for an armed robbery conviction.READ MORE: California Reopens: San Francisco Celebrates End Of COVID Restrictions; 'You Can Look At People, You Can Smile'
Keast says Simpson remains at Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada. She says he would be moved to High Desert State Prison outside Las Vegas for release.READ MORE: UPDATE: Crews Respond To Structure Fire In Oakland
A close Simpson friend, Tom Scotto, would only say that Simpson is scheduled to be released “shortly after” Oct. 1. No one has said yet where he will live after he is freed.
Oct. 1 is the date a state parole board set in July when it approved release for the 70-year-old Simpson.MORE NEWS: CA Election Officials Want Newsom Recall Held After Mid-September
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