Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in jail – BBC News

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South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to five years for culpable homicide after the shooting of his girlfriend last year.
Judge Thokozile Masipa cleared him of murder last month, saying the state had failed to prove he intended to kill the model Reeva Steenkamp.
But he was found guilty of a charge equivalent to manslaughter, and also given a three-year suspended sentence on a firearms charge. Here’s the latest on the case – in 45 seconds.

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