By Kelsy Mittauer, Doug Dunbar | KVTV
NORTH TEXAS (KTVT) — It was a homicide case that captivated the world: the grisly stabbing deaths of OJ Simpson’s ex-wife and Ron Goldman. It occurred in 1994 and whereas the case stays formally unsolved, a person in North Texas has spent the final 30 years making an attempt to show who he thinks the killer is.
William Pricey has made headlines for many years as an obsessive personal detective. Forty years in the past, he had an workplace in DeSoto; now he’s moved south to Mount Calm, Texas, a tiny speck on the map with a inhabitants of simply 290.
At 86, he says he’s nowhere close to retiring. His workplace is sort of a museum to crime-solving, with some weird touches inside and outside. Pricey says he’s investigated many crimes over the many years, however the one case that takes up extra room than some other is that of the OJ Simpson case.
“I listened to what was being stated about what occurred, and it actually didn’t make a lot sense to me,” Pricey stated.
Within the days after the killings, Pricey says he and an affiliate flew to California to see what they may study for themselves. Ever since then, he has performed numerous interviews and picked up what he says is loads of proof of the killer. In 2012, Pricey revealed a ebook on his theories, which led to a documentary sequence referred to as “Is OJ Harmless? The Lacking Proof.”
Pricey has devoted the higher a part of his life, and his residing, to the thriller. It’s even part of his dwelling, with a big constructing he calls a criminal offense lab sitting on his sprawling ranch. Inside, on one lengthy wall are blown-up, graphic pictures of the crime scene and post-mortem pictures. The pictures are so graphic we can not present them on tv.
Pricey has prescription bottles, blood vials, and clothes that he says belongs to his suspect: OJ Simpson’s oldest son, Jason. Pricey even has a Jeep that he claims belonged to Jason Simpson on the time Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman have been murdered.
However Pricey’s largest declare needs to be that right here, in Mount Calm, Texas, he has the homicide weapon. He says the knife, which he believes matches among the wounds on Nicole Brown Simpson, was inside a field that was left inside a storage unit. The unit was later auctioned off, says Pricey, which is how the gadgets ended up in his possession.
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Jason Simpson has by no means been named a suspect within the murders, and he has – so far as we all know – by no means responded to Pricey’s claims. A few of his theories at the moment are many years outdated, however Pricey is hoping that advances in know-how and DNA detection might result in an arrest.
Even with all of the publicity over time, Pricey says he has by no means been referred to as by the LAPD or the Los Angeles District Lawyer’s Workplace, nor has he met with anybody from OJ Simpson’s protection workforce. At one level lead prosecutor Marcia Clark referred to as Pricey’s allegations in opposition to Jason Simpson “offensive” and with “no actual logic.”
None of it has stopped Pricey from hoping that at some point, his obsession with the case will result in some form of conclusion.
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