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Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced on June 13 for murder

Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced on June 13 for murder

South Africa

A South African court on Monday set June 13 as the sentencing date for Oscar Pistorius following his conviction for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day in 2013.

Last month, Pistorius was denied a leave to appeal his conviction by South Africa’s highest court, the Constitutional Court.

Pistorius has been out on bail since December 2015 after he was found guilty of murder for shooting Steenkamp.

Previously he was given a lesser charge of culpable homicide and was handed a five-year prison sentence before the Supreme Court of Appeal convicted him of murder.

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