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Pistorius Sentenced to 6 Years in Jail

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in jail Wednesday for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago. Judge Thokozile Masipa cited mitigating circumstances such as his remorse, the time he spent in jail for his original sentence, and the fact that he was not wearing his prosthetic legs at the time of the crime in reducing the prescribed minimum sentence of 15 years. During the trial, Pistorius claimed that he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder when he...

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