OJ Simpson Questions Why Former NFL Player Henry Ruggs Was Sentenced 3 to 10 Years For DUI Killing

OJ Simpson Questions Why Former NFL Player Henry Ruggs Was Sentenced 3 to 10 Years For DUI Killing

OJ Simpson Questions Why Former NFL Player Henry Ruggs Was Sentenced 3 to 10 Years For DUI Killing

Former NFL player, Henry Ruggs has been sentenced to prison for three to 10 years on Wednesday for killing a Las Vegas woman and her dog in November 2021 while driving dunk in his vehicle. Former NFL Hall of Fame player, OJ Simpson had some words after hearing about the prison term.

According to CBS Sports, Ruggs, a former Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver pleaded guilty earlier this year in May to a felony charge of DUI resulting in death and a misdemeanor count of vehicular manslaughter. He was sentenced on Wednesday to 3 to 10 years in prison in a Clark County District Court.

Ruggs was arrested after being accused of driving up to 156 miles per hour with a blood-alcohol content of 0.16 percent (twice the legal limit) in November 2021. He crashed the car which resulted in the deaths of a 23-year-old woman, Tina Tintor, and her dog. He was originally charged with DUI, reckless driving, and possession of a firearm while under the influence. The Raiders released him after he was charged with the crime.

Simpson took to his Twitter account and lambasted the sentencing as he was given a more lengthy sentence by the same court and it pertained to a robbery where no lives were taken due to his act. tragic cases she has seen.

He captioned the post, “The math just does not add up.”

He goes on to say, “I know I went to college on a football scholarship but somehow this math is not adding up to me. You’re driving a car at roughly 160 miles an hour on a public street and end up killing a girl and her dog and you get three to ten years?

“You go to a hotel room that you’re invited to, to retrieve your own personal stolen property, property I now have because it was ruled to be mine by the state of California, and you get nine to 33 years?”

“Same courthouse, same city, same state.”

Great points by the legendary football player, but, there may have been other “factors” considered when deciding his sentencing back then.

OJ Simpson Questions Why Former NFL Player Henry Ruggs Was Sentenced 3 to 10 Years For DUI Killing

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