OJ Simpson freed on parole after serving nine years behind bars

[caption id="attachment_212629" align="aligncenter" width="597"] OJ Simpson, centre, during his successful parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Centre in Nevada
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Disgraced American football star OJ Simpson, whose racially charged 1995 murder trial riveted the nation, was released from jail on parole early yesterday after nine years behind bars for armed robbery.