Written By Damilola Faustino
Former US football star and actor OJ Simpson has been granted parole after nine years in a Nevada prison.
Simpson is serving time for a 2007 armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and 10 other charges at a Las Vegas hotel in which he and a group of men tried to recover sports memorabilia.
He was acquitted in 1995 of the murders a year earlier of ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.
He is expected to be released on October 1st.