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Orenthal James “O. J.” Simpson

On June 13, 1994, Nicole Simpson, the ex-wife of football star Orenthal James “O. J.” Simpson, was found lying outside her residence with her throat cut from ear to ear. Nearby was the body of a male friend, Ronald Goldman, who had been stabbed multiple times. The children, asleep in their bedrooms, had no idea of the night's occurrences. They were awakened by police and removed from the scene.

With the intention of notifying O. J. Of the night's events and the location of his children, police arrived at his residence and learned he had left the state. O. J.'s older daughter allowed the officers into his residence, where they placed a telephone call to O. J. in Chicago. One officer remained outside to check on ...

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