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06th Jul 2016

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Colm Boohig

The athlete has been sentenced on Wednesday morning.

Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for six years for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

The BBC have posted this video of the moment the judge hands out the sentencing, including Pistorious’ reaction to the jail term.

Pistorius shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp six times in their home in February 2013.

The 29-year-old was originally convicted of manslaughter in December 2015, before the decision was overturned on appeal and changed to a murder charge.

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