AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Oscar Pistorius's was found guilty last year of culpable homicide -- a charge akin to manslaughter -- and sentenced to five years in prison for shooting model girlfriend and TV presenter Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 8, 2015
An appeal by South African prosecutors to try to increase the severity of Oscar Pistorius's conviction and sentence for killing his model girlfriend will be heard in November, the Supreme Court said today.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday June 8, 2015
In October last year, Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his Pretoria home in February 14, 2013.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday June 8, 2015
The proposed release date provoked an angry reaction from the parents of model and television presenter Reeva Steenkamp, 29, who Oscar Pistorius shot on Valentine's Day in 2013.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday June 8, 2015
Oscar Pistorius was found guilty last year of culpable homicide and was sentenced to five years in prison for shooting model and TV presenter Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday May 17, 2015
Oscar Pistorius was found guilty last year of culpable homicide -- a charge akin to manslaughter -- and sentenced to five years in prison for shooting his girlfriend, model and TV presenter Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day 2013.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday December 10, 2014
Oscar Pistorius was jailed for five years in October for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The double-amputee athlete claimed in his defence that he accidentally shot Steenkamp thinking her to be an intruder in his home.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 9, 2014
A South African judge on Tuesday delayed a ruling on whether to allow the prosecution to appeal against Oscar Pistorius's five-year prison sentence for killing his girlfriend, saying she needed more time.
AssociatedPress | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel says a five-year sentence against Oscar Pistorius for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp is too lenient.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 8, 2014
A South African judge will rule on Tuesday on whether to grant a state appeal that would open the way for Oscar Pistorius to serve more time behind bars for shooting his girlfriend.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday November 12, 2014
In "Reeva, a mother's story" June Steenkamp wrote she believes Oscar Pistorius shot her 29-year-old daughter dead after a fight and that the couple's relationship had been coming to an end.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 10, 2014
South African prosecutors on Monday said that their request to appeal Oscar Pistorius's manslaughter conviction and five-year prison sentence would be heard on December 9.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday November 8, 2014
Prosecutors recently lodged court papers pressing for a murder conviction and a harsher sentence for Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, calling his punishment for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp "shockingly light" and "inappropriate."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 4, 2014
South African prosecutors on Tuesday filed an appeal against the sentence and conviction of star Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who last month was sentenced to five years for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend.
World News | Reuters | Saturday November 1, 2014
Thousands of weeping South Africans wearing red or black soccer jerseys said farewell to murdered national team goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa at a packed stadium in the Indian Ocean city of Durban on Saturday.
AssociatedPress | Monday October 27, 2014
South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius started serving his prison sentence on Oct. 21 after he was acquitted of murder by a judge and found guilty of a lesser charge of culpable homicide, or manslaughter, for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a toilet door in his home.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday October 27, 2014
June Steenkamp - mother of model Reeva who was killed by Oscar Pistorius - has revealed that her daughter was about to break-up with the disgraced athlete on the day that she was shot at.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 26, 2014
The mother of Oscar Pistorius's girlfriend believes that her daughter was about to leave the disgraced athlete when he shot her dead in what a South African judge ruled to be culpable homicide.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday October 26, 2014
June Steenkamp -- mother of 29-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp -- also told Britain's newspaper The Times that she and her husband Barry were haunted by images of the shooting, for which Pistorius was sentenced to a five-year jail term.
AssociatedPress | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, Oscar Pistorius had a medical examination before being locked in his cell.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 22, 2014
The mother of Oscar Pistorius's girlfriend insisted she did not want "revenge" Wednesday, the day after the disgraced South African athlete was handed a five-year jail term for shooting her daughter dead.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday October 22, 2014
June Steenkamp said that she was "settled" with Oscar Pistorius's sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp, even though it could mean he is out of prison and under house arrest after 10 months.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Oscar Pistorius's fall from grace as an international star athlete was complete on Tuesday as he was driven through the gates of a drab Pretoria prison to begin serving a five year jail sentence.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Oscar Pistorius will be ineligible to compete in Paralympic events during the entirety of his five-year prison sentence.