October 25, 2021

Oscar Pistorius given five years for Reeva Steenkamp death

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From BBC South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been given five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa also gave Pistorius a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms charge. The parents of Reeva Steenkamp told the BBC they were happy with the sentence and relieved the case was over. The […]

Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

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By BBC South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide after the judge found he killed his girlfriend by mistake. Judge Thokozile Masipa said the athlete had acted “negligently” when he fired shots through a toilet door, but in the “belief that there was an intruder”. She said the state had […]