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Cowlings refused to pull over and told police over his cellular phone that Simpson was suicidal and had a gun to his head. Police agreed not to stop the vehicle by force, and a low-speed chase ensued.
Los Angeles news helicopters learned of the event unfolding on their freeways, and live television coverage began. As millions watched, the Bronco was escorted across Los Angeles by a phalanx of police cars. Just before 8 p.
After an hour of tense negotiation, Simpson emerged from the vehicle and surrendered. Three days later, Simpson appeared before a judge and pleaded not guilty. It was the longest trial ever held in Californiaand courtroom television cameras captured the carnival-like atmosphere of the proceedings.
Citing the questionable character of detective Mark Fuhrman and alleged blunders in the police investigation, defense lawyers painted Simpson as yet another African American victim of the white judicial system.
Critics of the trial accused Judge Lance Ito of losing control of his courtroom. In polls, a majority of African Americans believed Simpson to be innocent of the crime, while white America was confident of his guilt. However, the jury—made up of nine African Americans, two whites, and one Hispanic—was not so divided; they took just four hours of deliberation to reach the verdict of not guilty on both murder charges.
On October 3,an estimated million Americans listened in on radio or watched on television as the verdict was delivered. However, with few assets remaining after his long and costly legal battle, he has avoided paying the damages.
InSimpson ran into legal problems once again when he was arrested for breaking into a Las Vegas hotel room and taking sports memorabilia, which he claimed had been stolen from him, at gunpoint.
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