Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison For Killing His Girlfriend

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Oscar Pistorius the South African track star once seen as an emblem of triumph over adversity, was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. But, as Mr. Pistorius descended the courtroom steps to begin his sentence, his lawyers said the law under which he was punished calls for him to serve only one-sixth of the prison term — 10 months — before being released to house arrest.

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