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Who’s Who: The Key Players in the Case That Sent OJ Simpson to Prison

A look at who was involved in the September 2007 armed robbery at a Las Vegas hotel and other key players in the trial that sent OJ Simpson to prison.

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OJ Simpson (left) and sport memorabilia dealer Thomas Riccio, who testified during the Nevada armed robbery trial that ended with a nine-to-33-year prison sentence for OJ Simpson.
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The former USC and NFL great was sentenced to nine to 33 years in Nevada state prison as a result of his October 2008 conviction for armed robbery and kidnapping charges.
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Clarence "C.J." Stewart was a co-defendant in Simpson's trial. He faced charges that included felony kidnapping, armed robbery and conspiracy related to the 2007 confrontation with sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel. Both Simpson and Stewart were found guilty in October 2008. Stewart was sentenced to 7 1/2-to-27 years in state prison. He served 27 months before the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that Stewart should have been tried separately because Simpson's fame tainted the jury. He eventually pleaded no contest and received probation. He now lives in Louisiana.
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The memorabilia dealer testified during the trial that he knew Simpson since the early 1990s and has worked with him selling and promoting memorabilia. He said he was in a Las Vegas hotel room in Sept. 2007 expecting to meet an anonymous buyer when Simpson burst into the room with others and shouted that the items were his. Fromong said he will attend as a victim of the crime but will be "trying to be good for O.J." He said he suffered four heart attacks and severe financial losses as a result of the robbery but later forgave Simpson.
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Thomas Riccio testifies during O.J. Simpson's trial at Clark County Regional Justice Center on Sept. 22, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Riccio, a memorabilia dealer, played a key role in the case, setting up recording devices in the hotel room. He testified about the confrontation during Simpson's trial.
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One of the memorabilia dealers involved in the case, Alfred Beardsley, is seen here pointing to O.J. Simpson as he testifies during Simpson's trial at the Clark County Regional Justice Center, Sept. 25, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Beardsley died in 2015.
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Walter Alexander was one of Simpson's robbery case co-defendants. He pleaded guilty to reduced charges in the case. Here, Alexander is seen testifying in court during Simpson's preliminary hearing at the Clark County Regional Justice Center, Nov. 13, 2007, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Charles B. Ehrlich was the sixth and final man sought in the armed robbery case against O.J. Simpson. He received probation for his role in the heist.
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Michael McClinton, a former Simpson co-defendant, agreed to a plea deal and testified at Simpson's armed robbery trial.
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Charles Cashmore was one of Simpson's robbery case co-defendants. He pleaded guilty to a reduced charge. Here, he testifies during a preliminary hearing at the Clark County Regional Justice Center, Nov. 9, 2007, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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A general view of the Palace Station Hotel & Casino, Sept. 18, 2007, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The hotel is the site of the Sept. 2007 armed robbery involving O.J. Simpson.
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In Sept. 2007, Simpson, accompanied by five men, confronted two sports memorabilia dealers in this Las Vegas hotel room, angrily claiming that Simpson rightfully owned most of the memorabilia the dealers planned to sell. This photo was displayed on a monitor during the armed robbery trial in Las Vegas.
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