It is possible that there is a break in the 1994 case in the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman? A knife matching the description of the murder weapon was recently found buried on the former estate of OJ Simpson. There are serious chain of command issues, but tests are being run.
According to the Inquisitr, there is renewed interest in the case due to the release of two OJ Simpson miniseries that reportedly tell the story of what happened back in 1994. Currently, Simpson is in prison in Nevada for an unrelated crime involving armed robbery. Many famous faces from back then have resurfaced, including Kris Jenner, who was previously married to one of Simpson’s lawyers in his murder trial, and Faye Resnick, who also was a witness at Simpson’s trial.
TMZ broke the news that a hunting knife was found by a construction worker on the former Simpson estate. This is where to the story starts to take a strange turn. The knife was given to a police officer, allegedly in 1998, when the Simpson estate was demolished. The officer who was given the knife by the construction worker was off duty at the time, and for some reason, instead of turning it in, took it home and kept it.
Fast forward to January of this year, the cop, who was about to retire, asked a friend, another officer, to get the Departmental Record from the Nicole Brown Simpson case so he could have the knife framed and the DR number engraved on the plaque.
The friend declined and insisted that he turn the knife over to the LAPD. A source told TMZ that the knife is now in the possession of the LAPD and is undergoing tests for blood, hair, fingerprints, etc. Allegedly, the knife has never been cleaned, and at least at first glance, it seems to have blood on it.
The murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman is still an open case because Simpson was found not guilty. Even if the DNA evidence on the found knife points to Simpson, he cannot be retried because of double jeopardy.
The Mirror is confirming the find at the Rockingham estate of OJ Simpson but does not have the name of the retired LAPD officer who held on to the knife for years despite believing that it was murder evidence.
OJ Simpson’s ex-wife and her friend Ron Goldman were stabbed to death, and Nicole Brown Simpson was nearly decapitated on a June night in 1994. After a lengthy trial, where it was alleged that the LAPD fabricated evidence against OJ Simpson, who had a history of spousal abuse, ended with Simpson being found not guilty.
In a civil trial, OJ Simpson was found responsible for the deaths of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, although Simpson never allegedly paid either family what the court said he owed them.
The New York Post claims that LAPD officers who have seen the knife say it is old, dirty, and rusty, but there does seem to be blood on the blade. There is no word on whether the retired cop who held onto the knife will face charges.
Do you think it is possible that the knife found on OJ Simpson’s estate is the murder weapon?
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