Ted Bundy

O. J. Simpson murder case: Timeline

OJ threatened to kill the Brown family in if Nicole left him according (later) to Juditha Brown: 1979.

Brown and Simpson married: February 2, 1985

Sydney Brooke Simpson born: October 17, 1985

Justin Ryan Simpson born: August 6, 1988

Brown files for divorce: February 25, 1992

Nicole tells friend Cici Shahian “He’s going to kill me and get away with it and charm the world because he’s OJ Simpson”: June 6, 1994

Based on trial testimony and other reports on June 12, 1994:

2:00 – House guest Brian “Kato” Kaelin sees O.J. in the kitchen of Simpson’s Rockingham estate. O.J. makes a series of calls to women, beginning with girlfriend Paula Barbieri. They fight over her request to attend Sydney’s recital. Paula winds up flying to Las Vegas to spend time with singer Michael Bolton. During a call to Traci Adell, O.J. says he’s unhappy. He also calls Jasmine Guy.

4:00 – Before leaving for the recital, O.J. asks Kaelin to arrange a date for him the following Tuesday.

4:30 – Nicole and family arrives at Paul Revere Middle School for Sydney’s recital. Goldman starts work at Mezzaluna restaurant.

4:45 – O.J. arrives for the recital, sitting behind Nicole and the Brown family. Later, he moves to a corner to talk with friend Ron Fischman.

6:15 – After the recital, O.J. talks, laughs with the Browns.

6:30-7:00 – Nicole and party arrive at Mezzaluna. At Rockingham estate, O.J. tells Kaelin he’s angry about Nicole wearing a tight dress and not allowing him to go to the restaurant.

7:35 – O.J. calls Gretchen Stockdale, a former Los Angeles Raiderette, and leaves a message: “It’s Orenthal Jones, [sic] who is finally at a place in his life where he is, like, totally, totally unattached.”

8:30 – Nicole leaves restaurant.

9:00 – Faye Resnick calls Nicole from a drug rehabilitation center. She says Nicole says she told Simpson: “Get away from us! Get out of my life. You’re not welcome with this family anymore.”

9:03 – Kaelin calls his friend Tom O’Brien but is interrupted by O.J., who needs $20 for dinner.

9:10 – O.J. and Kaelin go to McDonald’s in O.J.’s Bentley.

9:25 – Kaelin pays for the meals. O.J. eats as they drive home.

9:33 – Goldman ends work shift.

9:35 – Kaelin leaves O.J. standing near the Bentley at estate.

9:37 – Nicole’s mother, Juditha Brown, calls Mezzaluna to report leaving her glasses behind.

9:40 – Juditha Brown calls Nicole about her glasses.

9:45 – Nicole calls Mezzaluna, talks to Karen Lee Crawford and Goldman. He takes the glasses, goes home and changes before driving six blocks to Nicole’s condominium.

9:45 or 9:50 – Rosa Lopez, domestic worker in the house next to Simpson’s, hears O.J.’s dog barking.

10:10 – Kaelin, in guest house, calls friend Rachel Ferrara.

10:15 – Nicole’s neighbors hear dog barking. Prosecutors say this is the time of the killings.

10:22 – Limousine driver Allan Park arrives at Rockingham to take O.J. to airport for a trip to Chicago. He waits at car on side street.

10:30 – Nicole’s neighbor Steven Schwab takes his dog for a walk.

10:40 – Park pulls up to Rockingham, rings the buzzer three or four times, gets no answer. Also, resident near Nicole’s home reports hearing someone shout “Hey” three times.

10:40-10:45 – Kaelin, still on the phone with Ferrara, hears thumps on his wall near air conditioner.

10:43 – Park tries to page his boss, Dale St. John.

10:49 – Park calls St. John to say no one is answering at estate.

10:55 – Park sees Kaelin near the house, and a tall African-American figure walks up to the front door.

10:56 – Kaelin admits Park to estate. Schwab finds Nicole’s dog.

11:01-11:02 – O.J. comes out of the house to load limo. He joins Kaelin in brief search for a possible intruder related to thumping noise.

11:05 – Schwab returns to his home with Nicole’s dog.

11:10-11:15 – Park and O.J. leave for the airport.

11:40 – Sukru Boztepe, a neighbor of Schwab, takes Nicole’s dog, and notices red spots on the dog’s paws and legs.

11:45 – O.J. leaves for Chicago on American Airlines Flight 668.

Midnight – Boztepe and wife Bettina Rasmussen take dog for a walk. He leads them to Nicole’s condo.

Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman found murdered: 12:10 a.m. June 13, 1994

Low speed car chase:  6:45 p.m to 8:00 p.m. June 17, 1994

OJ Simpson is taken into custody: 9:45 p.m. June 17, 1994

Jury swearing-in: November 9, 1994

Opening statements: January 24, 1995

Verdict: October 3, 1995

Simpson and a group of men enter a room at the Palace Station hotel to retrieve sports memorabilia they claim was stolen: September 13, 2007

Simpson is arrested and charged with six felony counts as well and is held in solitary confinement without bail: September 16, 2007

Simpson is released on $125,000 bail: September 19, 2007

Robbery trial begins: September 15, 2008

The jury unanimously finds Simpson guilty on all 12 counts: October 3, 2008

Simpson was sentenced to a minimum of 9 years in prison and a maximum of 33 years: December 5, 2008

OJ Simpson eligible for parole:  October 2017

 

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