O. J. Trial

O. J. Trial - Ryan Barnes English 112 The Trial of O. J....

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Ryan Barnes English 112 The Trial of O. J. Simpson “The O. J. Trial” I. The Facts The following information took place on June 12, 1994 and all times are in U. S. Pacific Time. At 6:30 P. M., Nicole Brown Simpson, her children, and friends go to get supper at Mezzaluna, a restaurant. At 8:00, they proceed to stop for ice cream on the way home. At 9:15, one of Nicole’s sisters calls Mezzaluna to inform them that Nicole left her glasses at the restaurant, and Ronald Goldman volunteers to return the glasses. Between 9:00 and 9:30, O. J. Simpson and his friend Brian Kaelin go to McDonald’s for some “Big Macs.” They return back to Simpson’s home at 9:45. Between 9:48 and 9:50, Goldman leaves Mezzaluna with a white envelope containing the glasses. At 10:15, Pablo Fenives, a neighbor of Nicole Brown Simpson, hears cries and constant barking from a dog. A limousine driver named Allan Park arrives at the Simpson household at 10:25. Kaelin hears three loud thumping sounds on one of the walls inside his guest room. At approximately 10:45, Park buzzes the intercom several times but doesn’t get any response. Park proceeds to call his boss, who manages the limousine service that is responsible for Simpson, and let him know that O. J. is not home. His boss informs him to wait until 11:15 for Simpson because O. J. is often late. A few minutes before 11:00, Park sees a black male, who is about 6 feet tall and 200 pounds, walking across the driveway towards the Simpson household. At 11:00, Kaelin goes to the front of the house to check what the noise is. He sees the limousine driver, Park, near the gate. Then, Park buzzes the intercom again, but this time Simpson answers, claiming he overslept and just got out of the shower. Simpson proceeds to put his bags in the limousine soon after
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11:00, and the limousine leaves for the Los Angeles Airport around 11:15. At 11:35, the limousine arrives at the airport and Simpson leaves for Chicago on an American Airlines flight at 11:45. At 12:10 AM, the bodies of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are found outside her townhouse. The following morning at 5:00, Mark Fuhrman and Phillip Vannatter, detectives, arrive at the Simpson household. Between 5:15 and 6:00, they proceed to examine a bloodstain found on O. J.’s Ford Bronco. Finally, at 7:30, Detective Vannatter declared the area a crime scene and goes to get a warrant to start searching the house. (1 Court TV). The trial is very lengthy but finally reaches an end. On October 2
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