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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years in prison

Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in a South African prison on Wednesday for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius, who was found guilty of murder last year, was described as a “fallen hero” by Judge Thokozile Masipa. “Our courts are courts of law, not courts of public opinion,” Masipa said during the ruling. “He’s a fallen hero, he has lost his career...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Pistorius found guilty of murdering girlfriend Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius was found guilty on Thursday of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal overturned the previous conviction of culpable homicide. Pistorius had previously been found not guilty of premeditated murder, but Judge Eric Leach has ruled that the six-time Paralympic gold medalist had to have known that firing his gun through...
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December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Oscar Pistorius reportedly involved in altercation at a bar

Oscar Pistorius was involved in an altercation with another man at a bar in South Africa over the weekend. According to Pistorius, clothing company big wig Jared Mortimer aggressively accosted him and started the dust-up. Mortimer claims Pistorius was drunk and sparked the exchange by insulting his friends and South African President Jacob Zuma. As […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oscar Pistorius claims he accidentally fired his gun

The Oscar Pistorius murder trial took an interesting turn on Wednesday when the six-time Paralympic gold medalist testified that he accidentally fired the shots that killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius’ defense all along has been that he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder, but not that the actual gunfire was a mistake. Pistorius was being […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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