Simpson died in Las Vegas in April

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The lawyer handling O.J. Simpson’s estate wants to auction off pieces of the former football star and celebrity murder defendant’s property, court documents filed Wednesday said.

Simpson died on April 11 at the age of 76. His long-time attorney, Malcolm LaVergne was tasked to handle his trust and estate.

In Wednesday’s filing, LaVergne asked a judge to sell Simpson’s “unique and high-profile personal property through auction houses, waiving the usual requirement for court confirmation to maximize the estate’s value for creditors and interested parties,” documents said.

Items potentially to be auctioned off include a Heisman Trophy, golf clubs, Simpson’s car and driver’s license, LaVergne said, adding it was unclear if the trophy was authentic.

A judge would have to sign off on the request. A hearing date was not scheduled as of Wednesday evening.

Simpson was tried and ultimately acquitted for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman in 1995. A jury found him liable in a civil suit.

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