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11th Apr 2024

O.J. Simpson has died aged 76


The former NFL star has passed away after a long battle with cancer.

OJ Simpson has died at the age of 76.

The one-time NFL running-back was most infamously known for standing trial for the double-murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman, in the ’90s, only to be acquitted.

The ordeal was coined the ‘Trial of the Century’ and the low-speed car chase across Los Angeles that led to his arrest is considered one of the most dramatic, shared experiences in live television history.

His family stated in a social media post that he was joined by his children and grandchildren at the time of his death.

The controversial former sportsman was diagnosed with prostate cancer last year and had been spending the last few months in hospice care.