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Pistorius Given 5-Year Prison Sentence for Killing Girlfriend

A South African judge has sentenced Olympian Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for fatally shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa announced her verdict Tuesday in Pretoria, nearly seven months after the high-profile trial began. Defense lawyers said after the ruling they expect Pistorius will serve about 10 months in prison before completing his time under house arrest. Prosecutors had pushed for a 10-year prison sentence, while the defense...

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