Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Murder

Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Murder

The South Africa Supreme Court of Appeals (SCA), on Dec. 3, 2015, convicted Oscar Pistorius of murder for shooting to death Reeva Steenkamp in 2013. This verdict overturns an earlier conviction of culpable homicide, which was handed down by the North Gauteng High Court. The Paralympian now faces a prescribed minimum punishment of 15 years […]

Oscar Pistorius Released to House Arrest

Oscar Pistorius Released to House Arrest

Former Olympian and double-amputee Oscar Pistorius has been released to house arrest from a South African prison on Monday, Oct. 19, 2015. His release comes a day earlier than expected and Pistorius’ prison sentence was less than one year of incarceration for shooting and killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in 2013. In Sept. 2014, the […]

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