OJ SIMPSON DIES: Former NFL Running Back Dead from Cancer at 76; Report

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.11.24

Former NFL running back OJ Simpson has died of cancer according to a statement from his family; he was 76. Simpson died in Las Vegas, where he underwent chemotherapy after a prostate cancer diagnosis, his family confirmed.

His family shared the news on X.

“On April 10th, our father, Orenthal James Simpson, succumbed to his battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his children and grandchildren. During this time of transition, his family asks that you please respect their wishes for privacy and grace.”

Simpson played 11 seasons in the NFL.

From The New York Post:

Simpson’s career as an NFL MVP and actor came screeching to a halt when he was put on trial for the 1994 murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown, and her friend, Ron Goldman.

The trial became a television and tabloid sensation that gripped the nation, while Simpson’s controversial acquittal was considered one of the great failures of the American justice system.

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