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New Book Claims Oscar Pistorius Beat Reeva Steenkamp With A Cricket Bat Before Shooting Her

A new book by two amateur forensic investigators claims to shed light on overlooked details relating to the murder of Reeva Steenkamp by Oscar Pistorius on Valentine’s Day, 2013. Written by brothers Thomas and Calvin Mollett, the book is titled Oscar vs the Truth. Show More Summary

Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced in June for murder

The double amputee sprinter was found guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013

Oscar Pistorius’s murder sentence to be announced in June

A South African judge will sentence double-amputee Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius to a prison sentence in June for his murder conviction in the 2013 shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius originally was found guilty of manslaughter, but in December prosecutors succeeded in having that verdict overturned in favor of the more serious crime after an […]

Fans Send Messages Of Support To Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius As Sentencing Set To Happen In June

It turns out former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has quite the fan following. On the eve of his brief appearance in the Pretoria High Court on Monday, the messages of support came streaming in. It was confirmed by the National Prosecuting Authority a while back that sentencing procedures would take place over a period of four... Show More Summary

Steenkamp Lawyer: 'Justice Was Served'

The parents of Reeva Steenkamp were satisfied with the five-year prison sentence received by Oscar Pistorius, according to a family lawyer. Revealed b... Read more: Reeva Steenkamp, Reeva Steenkamp Family, Reeva Steenkamp Oscar Pistorius, Oscar Pistorius, Oscar Pistorius Sentencing, Oscar Pistorius Prison, Oscar Pistorius Jail, Sports Crime, Sports News

Oscar Pistorius denied chance to appeal and now faces sentencing for murder conviction

Just over three years after he fatally shot and killed his girlfriend, South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has reached the end of the road: A curt, one-page order from the highest court in the country denied him a chance to appeal his murder conviction. Pistorius will appear in Pretoria’s...

Oscar Pistorius could go back to jail for killing his girlfriend

3 months agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

The trial court now will take into account his personal circumstances and decide on a suitable sentence. The post Oscar Pistorius could go back to jail for killing his girlfriend appeared first on CrimeFeed.

South African Court Denies Oscar Pistorius' Bid To Appeal Murder Conviction

3 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Signaling a possible end to a years-long legal saga, South Africa's highest court denied the former track star's request to appeal his murder conviction, saying the case will proceed to sentencing.

Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced for murder after his appeal is denied

3 months agoSports : The Early Lead

South Africa’s highest court has rejected a request by Oscar Pistorius to appeal his murder conviction, meaning the double-amputee Olympic track and field athlete will be sentenced in April for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The court ruled that Pistorius’s appeal “had no prospect of success,” according to the BBC. Pistorius originally was convicted of manslaughter […]

Court Rejects Pistorius Appeal of Murder Conviction

South Africa's highest court has dismissed Oscar Pistorius' appeal of his murder conviction. The ruling by the Constitutional Court on Thursday clears the way for a judge to sentence the former track star for murder at a hearing scheduled for April 18. "We'll proceed to the sentencing," says a defense...

Oscar Pistorius’ murder conviction appeal dismissed

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A lawyer for Oscar Pistorius says South Africa’s highest court has dismissed the former track star’s appeal of his murder conviction.

Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced for murder after appeal rejected

Olympic athlete, who killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home in 2013, is currently under house arrest

South Africa's highest court dismisses Oscar Pistorius' appeal of murder conviction

A lawyer for Oscar Pistorius says South Africa's highest court has dismissed the former track star's appeal of his murder conviction. The ruling by the Constitutional Court on Thursday clears the way for a judge to sentence the double amputee athlete for murder at a hearing scheduled for April...

Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

Losing a limb often means getting fitted for a prosthetic. Although there have been some scientific and engineering advances (compare a pirate’s peg leg to “blade runner” Oscar Pistorius’ legs), they still are just inert attachments to your body. Show More Summary

Oscar Pistorius: Third Anniversary Of Reeva Steenkamp’s Death And A Movie

It was three years ago today that South African Paralympic Oscar Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. On February 14, 2013 Pistorius, 29, reportedly awoke, thought there was an intruder in his home, and shot Reeva through the locked bathroom door. Show More Summary

Oscar Pistorius to appeal murder conviction

Double-amputee Olympian was to be sentenced in April on girlfriend's murder

Why lawyers love Shakespeare

5 months agoArts : Prospero

WHEN Oscar Pistorius was convicted of murder last month, the presiding judge described the case as a “human tragedy of Shakespearean proportions”. The Paralympic athlete’s fall from grace had followed a narrative arc that made this comparison...Show More Summary

Oscar Pistorius Had Online Affair With Austrian Blond While Awaiting Trial

A beautiful blond Austrian woman has told the German tabloid newspaper Bild that she and Oscar Pistorius had an online flirtation while the former Paralympian awaited trial for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. However, she does say she didn’t know who he was at the time. Show More Summary

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