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Pistorius to be freed from prison to house arrest

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South Africa's Olympic and Paralympic Athlete, Oscar Pistorius
South Africa's Olympic and Paralympic Athlete, Oscar Pistorius

(elbcradio.com/Oct. 16, 2015)-Olympic and Paralympic Athlete, Oscar Pistorius is to be freed from prison to house arrest next Tuesday.

Mr. Pistorius was jailed for killing his girlfriend and subsequently sentenced to five years in prison in 2014 after being found guilty of culpable homicide, or manslaughter.

He shot Reeva Steen kamp through a locked bathroom door, but said he thought she was an intruder. The prosecution has appealed saying he should instead be convicted of murder.That case is expected to be heard on November 3, 2015.

 

 

 


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