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Nicole Brown Simpson's sister is still certain OJ Simpson is guilty of killing her

Tom Beasley
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O.J. Simpson attends his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center July 20, 2017 in Lovelock, Nevada. (Photo by Jason Bean-Pool/Getty Images)

Tanya Brown, sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, has said she is still sure that American football star OJ Simpson was responsible for her sibling’s murder - 25 years on.

In an interview on This Morning, Brown said that she and the rest of Nicole’s family and friends “know who did it”, regardless of legal proceedings.

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Nicole was killed on 12 June 1994 along with her friend Ron Goldman and Simpson was subsequently arrested.

He was acquitted of murdering Nicole and Goldman after a trial in 1995. but was found liable for their wrongful deaths in a 1997 civil suit.

“I mean, the only thing that he forgot to leave at the crime scene was a ‘Hi, My Name Is’ name tag,” said Brown.

Nicole Brown Simpson's sister, Tanya Brown, appears on 'This Morning' - 25 years after her sibling's murder. (Credit: ITV)

Brown added: “The evidence was just so, so extreme. They had everything.

“We know who did it, it’s not going to change anything. Life goes on.”

Brown said she “believed it was a drive-by shooting” for several months, but now urged viewers to go back to the 911 call Nicole made about her husband.

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According to Brown, the family’s focus is now on Nicole’s two children with Simpson - Sydney and Justin.

She added: “I made a commitment to myself years ago to really understand and accept that this is their dad and no matter what, he will always be their dad.

“So I chose to keep that peace. And that’s what helps me go on.”

O.J. Simpson and his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, celebrate the opening of the Harley-Davidson Cafe in this Oct. 19, 1993 file photo. (AP Photo/Paul Hurschmann)

Brown said she does have regret over not attending a dance recital just hours before Nicole’s murder.

She said: “Had I known it would’ve been the last night I would’ve seen my sister, and all of us together, most certainly I would have been there, but sadly I didn’t.

“But I can’t go back there in my head or in my heart.”

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Simpson was released from prison in October 2017 after serving nine years of a 33-year jail term for armed robbery.

A five-part documentary film about Simpson’s life, O.J.: Made in America, won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature in 2017.

This Morning airs weekdays at 10.30am on ITV.