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  • Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva Steenkamp

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world.
  • In Steenkamp family's bar, mixed feelings over Pistorius sentence

    PORT ELIZABETH South Africa (Reuters) - As Judge Thokolize Masipa told track star Oscar Pistorius he would go to jail for killing Reeva Steenkamp, customers at the bar owned by her parents held up their palms to signify "five years" and murmured approval....

    Pistorius leaves court in armoured police vehicle

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius left the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday in a police armoured vehicle after being sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend last year. Pistorius, a...

    Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years for Steenkamp killing

    Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years for Steenkamp killing
    A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. At the culmination of one of the most...

    Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Steenkamp killing

    Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Steenkamp killing
    PRETORIA (Reuters) - A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. At the culmination of one...