FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

Knife Linked to Former O.J. Simpson Property Is Not Connected to Homicide Case

April 01, 2016  | 

Forensic testing concluded that a knife reportedly found at the former home of O.J. Simpson is not connected to the 1994 homicide case, Los Angeles police confirmed Friday, reports the Los Angeles Times.

The LAPD performed a variety of forensic tests on the knife before making the conclusion.

Sources told The Times earlier this month a preliminary review suggested that the weapon appeared to be unconnected to the brutal 1994 slayings of Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman.

The weapon has been described as a relatively small buck knife, and some experts in the case say that it is different from the type of knife investigators believe was used in the killings.

The knife was supposedly found while crews were tearing down the Simpson estate in Brentwood after the property changed hands.

A retired Los Angeles police officer who was given the knife found by the construction worker called the LAPD to report it years ago, his attorney said, but when the agency showed no interest he kept it.


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Oklahoma Deputy Jumps Over Power Lines to Rescue Man in Burning Car
Deputy Turner said he did touch a power line, but he was jumping and both feet were off...
Arizona Police Partner with Drug Counselors in Effort to Combat Opioid Crisis
Police in Pima County, AZ, have received a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of...
Mississippi Oversight Group Suspends High School Band for 'Performance' Depicting Killing Police
In the wake of uproar over a controversial performance in which the Forest Hills (MS) High...

Police Magazine