OJ Simpson Is Making Headlines Again. The Reason Why Is BIG

LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 5: O.J. Simpson stands during sentencing at the Clark County Regional Justice Center December 5, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Simpson and co-defendant Clarence "C.J." Stewart were sentenced on 12 charges, including felony kidnapping, armed robbery and conspiracy related to a 2007 confrontation with sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel. (Photo by Issac Brekken-Pool/Getty Images)

OJ Simpson could be released on parole as early as October, per Daily Mail.

The former NFL star was convicted of kidnapping, robbery, and assault with a deadly weapon in 2008 and has served nine years of his 33 year sentence.

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Simpson and accomplices robbed memorabilia collectors Alfred Beardsley and Bruce Fromong of nearly 800 items in a Las Vegas hotel room in November 2007, Sports Illustrated reported.

He alleged the pair had stolen items from him.

Simpson receives as much as $25,000 monthly, $300,000 yearly, or $2.7m throughout his prison stay, from his NFL pension.

He is prisoner 1027820 at the ‘medium-custody’ facility, where he will need to win over four of seven commissioners at his parole hearing, which could occur this summer, and receive a certain number of ‘points.’

The 11-point based system in Nevada reflects issues such as gang membership, drug and alcohol abuse and age in assessing parole eligibility and each issue reflects values from -1 to +2.

He would need less than five points to be considered ‘low risk.’

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It is expected that Simpson’s parole board will give him early release on the basis of good behavior.