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Reeva Steenkamp: Parents Say Sentence For Oscar Pistorius Is “Not Enough”

Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend of Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, was shot and killed on Valentine’s Day of 2013. Pistorius admitted to shooting her through a closed bathroom door, but has maintained that it was a case of wrongful identity: he thought he was shooting an intruder. After being convicted, he was sentenced to five years in prison, but …

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Reeva Steenkamp’s Mother: ‘She Never Slept With Pistorius’

June Steenkamp has had a long time to think about his. It’s been over a year and a half since Oscar Pistorius shot and killed her daughter on Valentines Day. Recently Pistorius was sentenced to five years, but will be eligible for house arrest in 10 months. His attorneys have already said they are considering an appeal of the sentence. …

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Reeva Steenkamp’s Parents “Unmoved” By Apology

Reeva Steenkamp, the model who was shot and killed by Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Valentine’s Day of last year, was unsure about her relationship with Pistorius according to her parents. Pistorius recently received a five-year sentence for the murder as well as a three-year suspended sentence on a weapons charge. The double-amputee, who competed in the Paralympics as well …

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Lolo Jones Says We Should Pray for Oscar Pistorius

Olympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison this week after being convicted of culpable homicide, which roughly corresponds to a charge of manslaughter in the United States courts. The judge who sentenced Pistorius spoke about why he is sending him to prison, rather than straight to house arrest. “I am of the view that a non-custodial …

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Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To 5 Years, Though Defense Claims He’ll Only Do A Year. Justice Served?

Oscar Pistorius’s fate was at last determined by Judge Thokozile Masipa on Tuesday. The Paralympian received a suspended three-year sentence for a firearms charge and he was sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide charge. “A noncustodial sentence [for Oscar Pistorius] would send the wrong message to the community,” said Masipa. “A long sentence would also not …

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Oscar Pistorius Will Learn His Fate On Tuesday. Could A Threat To His Life Allow Him To Go Free?

Will Oscar Pistorius evade prison time or will he be locked away for years? Judge Thokozile Masipa will finally provide the long awaited answer to this question on Tuesday. It will signal a dramatic end to a situation that has held the attention of South Africa and much of the world since the day 27-year-old Pistorius fatally shot then girlfriend …

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Reeva Steenkamp Cousin’s Tearful Plea: Oscar Pistorius Must Pay For Girlfriend’s Death

As the sentencing phase of the Oscar Pistorius case continues, Reeva Steenkamp relatives are taking the stand in an effort to argue that the athlete serve jail time for killing her. Kim Martin, cousin of the late Steenkamp, tearfully pleaded for Judge Masipa Thokozile to send Pistorius to prison. Said Martin, “Everybody has suffered here, and I really think we …

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Oscar Pistorius Is NOT A Victim: Prosecutor Gerrie Nel Balks At Sympathetic Image

The tear-streaked face of Oscar Pistorius has been a staple in the media since he first fatally shot his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day 2013. The man has weeped, wailed, and even vomited in court. However prosecutor Gerrie Nel has largely remained unmoved by Pistorius’s “antics” throughout the murder trial. When Oscar Pistorius was placed on the stand, he grilled the …

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Reeva Steenkamp: Mom To Publish Book About Trial

Reeva Steenkamp’s mother, June, is set to publish a book about the trial in which athlete Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide for the Valentine’s Day killing of the model. She is also speaking out about her feelings on the charges, for which he will be sentenced in October. June Steenkamp says she doesn’t feel the charge of …

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Oscar Pistorius Could Still Get A Life Sentence

The Oscar Pistorius case is nearing its dramatic conclusion. The latest developments have left a number of onlookers stunned. Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day 2013. He has since claimed that it was an accidental killing. According to the 27-year-old athlete he and Steenkamp had not been arguing at the time of her death as …

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Reeva Steenkamp’s Family Expresses Disbelief over Oscar Pistorius Verdict

The family of model Reeva Steenkamp is outraged that a South African judge did not find Oscar Pistorius guilty of murdering their daughter. “Justice was not served,” the family told NBC News on Friday. Pistorius was released on bail Friday after he was convicted of culpable homicide rather than murder. The double-amputee track star is scheduled to be sentenced next …

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Oscar Pistorius To Appear In Front Of Harsh Judge

Oscar Pistorius is about to get his day in court and it looks like it won’t be an easy one. Pistorius is accused of killing his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Reeva was shot to death in 2013 on Valentines Day. She had only been dating Pistorius for three months, but it is rumored that the relationship had turned abusive fairly …

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