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Former football legend O.J. Simpson signs documents at the Lovelock Correctional Center, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Lovelock, Nev. Simpson was released from the Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada early Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. (Brooke Keast/Nevada Department of Corrections via AP)

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Parole official: O.J. Simpson will live in Vegas area

A Nevada parole official said O.J. Simpson plans to live at a home in the Las Vegas area for the foreseeable future.

State Parole and Probation Capt. Shawn Arruti told The Associated Press on Sunday that the former football hero and celebrity criminal defendant has one approved residential plan, and it doesn’t currently include a move to Florida or any other state.

But Arruti said that could change in the future.

Simpson previously said he wanted to live in Florida, where he used to live and where he has friends and two children.

Arruti said the exact location of the house in Las Vegas isn’t disclosed for security and privacy reasons.

But he said that at least for now, the 70-year-old Simpson has no permission to leave Nevada without advance approval from his parole officer.

On Friday, Attorney General Pam Bondi had formally objected to Simpson’s return to Florida, referring to an interstate agreement that allows states to deny relocation permission to parolees from other states.

Bondi quoted Simpson as saying, “I could easily stay in Nevada but I don’t think you guys want me here.”

“In light of Mr. Simpson’s history in California, Nevada and Florida … the same goes for the people of Florida,” Bondi wrote.

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