Monday 20 November 2017

Oscar Pistorius to be released on parole in August - family member

Pistorius with Reeva Steenkamp in 2012
Pistorius with Reeva Steenkamp in 2012
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal has set November for prosecutors to appeal against Oscar Pistorius's acquittal on a murder charge for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Newsdesk Newsdesk

South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is set to be released from prison on parole in August after serving 10 months for culpable homicide in the killing of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a family member said.

"Oscar will be released on parole by the end of August," a Pistorious family member who did not want to be named told Reuters. Pistorius started his five year sentence in October last year.

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