Pistorius Sentenced To 5 Years in Prison
Oct. 21, 2014 - Pretoria, South Africa - Athlete OSCAR PISTORIUS is led from the dock after sentencing. Pistorius has been given five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms charge. The parents of Steenkamp said they were happy with
the sentence and relieved the case was over. The defence said it expected Pistorius to serve about 10 months in prison. Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide but cleared of murder. Prosecutors had called for a minimum 10-year term, and the defence had argued for community service and house arrest.