Oscar Pistorius Gets Six Year Term For Girlfriend’s Murder

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Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian described by a judge as a "fallen hero," was sentenced today to six years in a South African prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a ruling viewed by some as too lenient, reports the Associated Press. Judge Thokozile Masipa appeared to anticipate criticism of a jail term that fell far short of the normal 15 . . .

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