If you follow American Culture, you might have heard or read about OJ Simpson. OJ is one of the most famous people in America. He first gained fame as a great player in American football.
But later, he was arrested and charged with the murder of his second wife Nicole. The year was 1994 and every channel in America was covering this news.
OJ was eventually found innocent but critics still have doubts about it. But way before his Wife’s death, OJ actually had a daughter named Aaren Simpson with his first wife. Aaren died at just 11 months old making it a very tragic loss for OJ and his first wife.
So, today, we are going to providing you with the complete story of OJ and Aaren Simpson.
Who is O.J Simpson?
OJ Simpson is a legendary football player in America. But more than that, He is a person who was a part of the infamous murder trial. He was charged with the murder of his wife. And he also went to prison for it. But later, OJ was proven innocent.
OJ began his football career in 1967 at the University of South California. He led the University team to the national title. He made records with 13 touchdowns and helped USC get a 10-1 record in the competition. OJ finished second in the Heisman Trophy as well.
A year later, OJ again made headlines with 22 touchdowns and won the Heisman Trophy that year. Simpson had more than 1709 yards of dominance that year.
After his college football days, Simpson started to play professional football with the Buffalo Bills. He was the first overall draft pick in 1969’s NFL draft. After failing to rush for 1000 yards in the first three seasons, Simpson finally ran for 2000 yards in 1973.
OJ was then the top rusher in the NFL and earned all kinds of titles. OJ won six pro bowl Selection and went to the Hall of Fame. He also won an MVP in 1973. His NFL career was a very strong one. He became one of the best players in the NFL.
OJ Simpson’s first wife and Child
We all know about OJ Simson’s second wife Nicole but he also had a first wife. He married a woman named Marguerite Whitley before he ever met Brown.
The couple met in San Francisco. They were still in high school. A mutual friend had actually set them up. The friend was Al Cowlings, the same one who drove the car during the infamous police chase in 1994.
Anyway, Simson and Whitley go married in 1967. OJ was still in college at the time. The marriage lasted 11 years and they had three children together.
Sadly, the youngest Child named Aaren Simpson died at the age of 11 months.
Cause of Death
In 1979, Aaren accidentally fell into a swimming pool. Her family found her in that situation and she was unresponsive by the time the Ambulance arrived.
The little child went into a coma and passed away because her respiratory system was filled with water. She died just days before her second birthday. .
Aside from this, not much is known about Aaren Simpson. OJ did go to have two more children with Nicole Brown but he still misses Aaren.
Simpson has repeatedly said that the death of her 11-month child was the saddest moment of his life.