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Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Murder of Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Jelani Addams Rosa | July 6, 2016 - 8:53 am

The former Olympian will be sent to jail immediately. More »

Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty of Murder on Appeal

Kaitlyn Laurie | December 3, 2015 - 10:56 am

“Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius has been convicted of murder.

He now faces 15 years in prison after a South African appeals court overturned his earlier manslaughter conviction in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, through a locked bathroom door.

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Oscar Pistorius Will Likely Walk Free After 10 Months

Newser | June 8, 2015 - 2:35 pm

Oscar Pistorius is “so desperate to get his life back on track” that he already has a plan to work with disadvantaged youth when he gets out of prison, the Daily Mirror reports.

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Oscar Pistorius is Going to Jail, Sentenced 5 Years

Kaitlyn Laurie | October 21, 2014 - 10:12 am

South African “blade runner” Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison. The 27-year-old athlete was found guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, for the February 14, 2013 killing of his then-girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.

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Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty of Culpable Homicide, Still Allowed to Compete in Paralympics

Mindy Lee | September 12, 2014 - 11:00 am

After being acquitted of premeditated murder yesterday, former Olympic star Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide for the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

In addition to the lighter charge – equivalent to a manslaughter verdict in the United States, but without a minimum sentence – Pistorius has been granted… More »

Oscar Pistorius Found Not Guilty of the Premeditaded Murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Michael Prieve | September 11, 2014 - 11:30 am

Yep, you read that right.

According to a judge, Oscar Pistorius did not commit murder the night that he killed Reeva Steenkamp.

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Oscar Pistorius Joins the List of Celebrity Murder Suspects

Becca Verstraete | March 9, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Monday, March 2, marked the first day of testimony in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympian accused of killing his girlfriend. Pistorius rose to international stardom during the 2012 Summer Olympics by becoming the world’s first and only double-amputee runner to compete in the games.

Today, the former Olympian… More »