(NEWSER) – A Heisman Trophy OJ Simpson won in 1968 has been recovered more than 20 years after it was stolen in a burglary at the University of Southern California, police said last night. The trophy and a Simpson jersey were stolen in a burglary at Heritage Hall, home to USC's athletic department, on July 28, 1994.
At the time, Simpson was awaiting trial for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman, who were killed the previous month. He was ultimately acquitted in 1995. The trophy was recovered last month by detectives assigned to the LAPD's Art Theft Detail, the department said in a statement.
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