New Claims About O.J. Simpson and Bloody Glove Trouble Former D.A. Gil Garcetti

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O.J. Simpson shows the jury a new pair of Aris extra-large gloves, similar to the gloves found at the Bundy and Rockingham crime scene June 21, 1995, during his double-murder trial in Los Angeles. (Credit: VINCE BUCCI/AFP/Getty Images)

Los Angeles County’s former district attorney said he was troubled to learn new details about an infamous bloody glove that played a key role in the murder trial of O.J. Simpson.

A pair of bloody gloves was key evidence in the deaths of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. One was found outside Brown Simpson’s town house — the scene of the killings. The other was found at Simpson’s home. DNA results showed genetic material consistent with both victims and Simpson.

But during the trial, the gloves fit Simpson awkwardly, leading to Johnnie Cochran’s oft-quoted refrain: “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.”

On Oct. 3, 1995, a jury declared Simpson not guilty.

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