When OJ Simpson’s Wife Repeatedly Called 911 For Protection From Dead NFL Star

Read about the time when Nicole, wife of O.J. Simpson, was terrified and called 911 to escape from the late NFL player. Here’s what had happened.

Published on Apr 13, 2024  |  01:31 PM IST |  78.8K
OJ Simpson's Wife Called 911 Repeatedly For Protection
OJ Simpson's Wife Called 911 Repeatedly For Protection From NFL Star (PC: Getty Images)

Trigger Warning: This article includes references to domestic violence, murder and death 

Former NFL player Orenthal James Simpson, commonly known as O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of murder in 1995 passed away on April 10, 2024, at the age of 76 following his battle with cancer. 

O.J. was acquitted in 1995 of the double murder of his ex-wife Nicole Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. After his ex-wife and her friend were found dead outside her condominium in Los Angeles, Simpson was suspected of domestic violence and jealousy. Although a criminal court referred him as not guilty, he was found liable in 1997 by another jury unanimously. 

OJ Simpson once broke into his ex-wife's house while she was on a 911 call 

A report in the Los Angeles Times on June 23, 1994, stated that O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson, repeatedly called 911 to escape from the former NFL star. As reported by the aforementioned source, according to two partial transcripts, she asked to “send” someone to her house after which the dispatcher asked about the emergency. 

Nicole stated, “My ex-husband has just broken into my house and he’s ranting and raving outside in the front yard.” The dispatcher then asks her if he drinks or does other things to which Nicole calls Simpson “crazy”. She later calls again and asks them to send someone to her house saying “He’s back. Please.” When asked the identity of the person, she replied, “He’s O.J. Simpson. I think you know his record. Could you just send somebody over here?”

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Nicole, as per the report, started crying and begged for help telling Simpson “broke the back door down to get in”. When the dispatcher asked if she thought he would hit her she replied, “I don't know.” While she was on the phone, O.J. was heard yelling in the background as per what was reported in the LA Times however, the late NFL star was not aware if Nicole was on the phone. 

While the police were on the way to her house, the dispatcher asked if she wanted to stay on the line and feel safe and she replied “Yeah.” The dispatcher asked her if she could see the police to which she replied “No, but I will go out there right now,” and the call ended. 

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Nicole was found dead in 1994

The two got married in 1985 and welcomed two children together, however, their marriage didn't last long and they got separated in 1992. In 1994, Ron Goldman, who was a waiter at a restaurant where Nicole and her family went to have dinner that night; came to return the glasses her mother had forgotten, and was found dead along with Nicole. 

Disclaimer: lf you need support or know someone who is struggling with domestic violence or assault or abuse, please reach out to your nearest mental health specialist, NGO or speak to someone about it. There are several helplines available for the same.

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