REST EASY Everything we know about O.J. Simpson and his cause of death

How did O.J. Simpson die and what was his cause of death?

Former NFL player and actor O.J. Simpson has passed away at the age of 76. The Buffalo Bills running back played in the NFL from 1969 to 1977, setting many rushing records.

Simpson was famously acquitted of killing his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman, in a highly publicized 1995 trial. Although he was not found guilty in criminal court, a civil trial jury ordered him to pay $33.5 million to the victims’ families in 1997.

Simpson was born in San Francisco, California, on July 9, 1947. He was married to Nicole Brown Simpson from 1985 to 1992 and had two children with her, Sydney and Justin. He also had three children with his first wife, Marguerite Whitley. Simpson passed away on April 10, 2024, after battling cancer.

In addition to his football career, Simpson was also known for his acting roles in movies such as Naked Gun 33 1/3, The Naked Gun 2½, and The Naked Gun. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985 for his achievements on the field.

Simpson’s family announced his death on X, asking for privacy and grace during this difficult time. The former athlete will be remembered for his contributions to both football and the entertainment industry.