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O.J. Simpson Begged for a Pardon

Jan 8 2014, 5:03am CST | by , in News | Other Stuff

O.J. Simpson Begged Pardon
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O.J. Simpson is reportedly suffering from brain cancer. And the imprisoned NFL legend has begged President Obama for a pardon.

The retired American football legend and actor O.J. Simpson has written a letter to President Obama. Simpson is said to be suffering from brain cancer. That is why, he begged for a pardon from President Obama and also requested for an early release. He believes that he will not live long. The disgraced NFL legend is currently in a Nevada prison. He was sent to jail for a period of 33 years. The charges against him included: robbery, kidnap and assault.

According to The National Enquirer, "O.J. says his memory is slipping and he gets painful headaches and other symptoms. He began suffering dizzy spells; nausea, lapses in memory - and the frightening symptoms continue to get worse. He put off the doctors for weeks after he first started experiencing the symptoms because he was afraid of what they would find. Now the prison docs are telling him they believe he has a brain tumour. They plan to run a series of tests on him, MRIs and CT scans."

66 years old O.J. Simpson has poor health. He not only has a brain tumor but he also happens to be an extreme diabetes patient. Simpson was sentenced to 33 years’ imprisonment in 2008, with a minimum of nine years without parole. He is currently serving his sentence at the Lovelock Correctional Centre. And he can not be granted parole for another four years.

But O.J. Simpson has allegedly written a letter to President Obama. He wrote, "Mr. President, I know my life is coming to an end. Please, don't let me die in prison. I feel the end coming. But I don't want to die in prison like common jailhouse scum."

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