On October 2, 1995, the jury finally began deliberating and reached a verdict in less than four hours. Ito, however, delayed the announcement until the following day. On October 3 Simpson was found not guilty of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
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- June 12, 1994: Nicole Simpson Brown and Ron Goldman are murdered. 6:30 pm: After attending her daughter's dance recital, Brown has dinner with friends and family at the Brentwood restaurant Mezzaluna, where Goldman works as a waiter.
- June 13, 1994: O.J. Simpson becomes a suspect. 12:10 am: Brown's dog leads neighbors to the dead bodies of Goldman and Brown, which lie near the gate. 4:15 am: Simpson checks into a hotel in Chicago.
- June 15, 1994: Robert Shapiro becomes O.J. Simpson's attorney. Replacing Howard Weitzman, defense attorney Robert Shapiro takes over as lead counsel for Simpson.
- June 16, 1994: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman's funerals. Simpson and his two children attend Brown's funeral. A funeral is also held for Goldman.
Oct 03, 2020 · In terms of media and public fascination, though, the October 3, 2008 verdict was a distant second to what happened on October 3, 1995.
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Oct 02, 2015 · I t’s been 20 years since more than 150 million viewers — 57% of the country — tuned in to watch the verdict in the O.J. Simpson trial at 10 a.m. on Oct. 3, 1995.
On December 5, 2008, Simpson was sentenced to 33 years in prison with eligibility for parole in nine years (in October 2017). On July 20, 2017, Simpson was granted parole,  and was freed three months later.  Contents 1 Robbery 2 Involved parties 3 Simpson's attorneys 4 Investigation and trial 5 Audio tape 6 Motion for retrial 7 Timeline
- October 3, 2008; 14 years ago
- Guilty on all 12 counts
- State of Nevada v. Orenthal James Simpson, et al.
- Nevada District Court
Simpson was granted parole on July 20, 2017, which was the minimum sentence. He was eligible for release from prison on October 1, 2017, and was released on that date.   On December 14, 2021, Simpson was granted early release from his parole by the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation.  Contents 1 Early life