Former Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has filed papers to South Africa's Constitutional Court appealing against his 13-year jail term for shooting dead his girlfriend, a lawyer for the victim's family said Tuesday. A court last month...Show More Summary
South African media are reporting that Olympian Oscar Pistorius is appealing his recently lengthened prison sentence for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Broadcaster EWN reports that Pistorius filed an … Click to Continue »
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Jailed South African track star Oscar Pistorius suffered a bruise in a fight with another inmate over the use of a phone in prison where he is serving a sentence for murdering his girlfriend, a prison spokesman said on Tuesday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South African prison spokesman confirmed Tuesday.
Ex-Olympianserving sentence for girlfriend's murder, sustained minor injury in alleged assault in South Africa prison
Here's a story about a no-legged man in an ass-kicking contest... Ex-Olympic sprinter (turned convicted killer) Oscar Pistorius was involved in a prison fight in the South African penitentiary where he's locked up... officials confirm. …
Former Paralympic champion and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has been injured in a prison brawl over the use of a public phone, a South African official said on Tuesday. The double amputee -- who is serving a 13-year jail term for...Show More Summary
The former athlete is serving a 13-year-plus jail sentence.
Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South African prison spokesman has confirmed. Singabakho Nxumalo of the Department of Correctional Services said Tuesday that Pistorius sustained a minor injury at the Atteridgeville Correctional Centre last week,...
Pistorius is serving a 13-year sentence for the murder of his girlfriend.
The Paralympian was involved in a fight with another man over a payphone, report claims.
So the family of Reeva Steenkamp finally gets some semblance of justice with the news that Oscar Pistorius has had his prison sentence more than doubled to 13 years and 5 months. Nothing will bring back Reeva Steenkamp, of course, but...Show More Summary
The former track star, known as '"Blade Runner," was charged with the murder of model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius’ prison sentence was increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday, a decision that more than doubled the Olympic runner’s jail term for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
A new update in the case happened when the supreme court of South Africa raised Pistorius' sentence from six years to 13 years and five months.
Pistorius' previous sentence was called 'shockingly lenient' by the prosecutor
Reeva Steenkamp’s family said she “can now rest in peace” after a South African court on Friday more than doubled Olympian and Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ sentence for killing her.
The former Olympic sprinter was convicted in 2014 of murdering his girlfriend.
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At the 2012 London Olympics, before 80,000 roaring fans and a constellation of camera flashes, it took Oscar Pistorius 45.44 seconds to become a global icon. The South African's sprint around the 400m track was the first time in history that a double-amputee had raced at the Olympic Games. The race capped an Olympian triumph over adversity for Pistorius.