Presentation on theme: "O.J. Simpson Trial By Richelle Pettit. Aftermath O.J. wrote a book called If I Did It that makes people believe that was his confession. Has been in lots."— Presentation transcript:
Aftermath O.J. wrote a book called If I Did It that makes people believe that was his confession. Has been in lots of legal trouble ever since the trial. He is now serving time in jail for criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, assault, and robbery.
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Background of O.J. Retired American football player, broadcaster, spokesman, and actor. Was married to Nicole Brown Simpson. They became divorced in 1992.
The Victims Nicole Brown Simpson –35 years old –Simpson’s ex-wife –Broke up with Simpson a week and a half before she was murdered
The Victims Continued Ronald Goldman –25 years old –A part time model and aspiring actor –Also worked as a waiter –Friend of Nicole Brown Simpson –Rumored to have had a relationship with her
The Scene of the Crime Both victims were discovered on June 14, 1994 in Nicole’s condo Both victims were completely mutilated and had been stabbed several times A wailing dog brought attention to the double homicide Simpson’s daughters were both upstairs sleeping when police discovered the bodies.
The Evidence The 9-1-1 call and the history of Simpson's violence directed at Nicole Brown. Fiber evidence: (1) cotton fibers consistent with the carpet in the Bronco found on glove at Rockingham, (2) fibers consistent with the carpet from the Bronco found on cap at Bundy residence. Blood evidence: (1) killer dropped blood near shoe prints at Bundy, (2) blood dropped at Bundy was of same type as Simpson's (about 0.5% of population would match), (3) Simpson had fresh cuts on left hand on day after murder, (4) blood found in Bronco, (5) blood found in foyer and master bedroom of Simpson home, (5) blood found on Simpson's driveway, (6) blood on socks in OJ's home matched Nicole's. Glove evidence: (1) left glove found at Bundy and right glove found at Simpson residence are Aris Light gloves, size XL, (2) Nicole Brown bought pair of Aris Light XL gloves in 1990 at Bloomingdale's, (3) Simpson wore Aris Light gloves from 1990 to June, 1994. Other evidence: (1) flight in Bronco, (2) strange reaction to phone call informing him of Nicole Brown's death, etc. Shoe evidence: (1) shoe prints found at Bundy were from a size 12 Bruno Magli shoe, (2) bloody shoe impression on Bronco carpet is consistent with a Magli shoe, (3) Simpson wore a size 12 shoe.
The Verdict Simpson was acquitted for the murders due to lost, contaminated, and altered evidence. He also had a good council of Johnnie Cochran and F. Lee Bailey.