wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman, had been found brutally
stabbed to death outside Nicole's home in Brentwood, California.
was to become the most famous trial in the world, and, with seemingly overwhelming
evidence against former baseball player and now actor, OJ Simpson, the outcome
certainly seemed like he was trying to escape. He took off with a friend on 17th
June after saying he would turn himself in. He had with him a disguise, $10,000
in cash and his passport. OJ threatened to kill himself when police tried to stop
his car. He would eventually give himself up to police at his Brentwood home.
evidence against OJ:
blood was apparently found at the murder scene.
hair and fibers from Brown and Goldman were allegedly found in Simpson's car and
at his home.
say that one of his gloves was found inside Nicole's home and outside OJ's house.
footprints at the scene seemed to match those of OJ's shoes.
defense team defended Simpson by saying the police force was racist and planted
evidence on him.
OJ was found not guilty by the jury.