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At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Pistorius became the first double-leg amputee to participate in the Olympic Games.On 14 February 2013, Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, in his Pretoria home.South African law sets 15 years as the recommended minimum for murder, but it can be lower if there are mitigating circumstances. Only when he smashed down the door, he said at his trial, did he discover that he had shot Ms. Prosecutors said he had killed her in a jealous fury after an argument in the early hours of Feb. Thokozile Matilda Masipa, the High Court judge who presided at Mr.Pistorius’s initial trial, sentenced him to five years for manslaughter in 2014, but prosecutors challenged the verdict, and it was replaced with a finding of murder.In a written ruling, the judges echoed the prosecutors’ assessment that the previous sentence was “shockingly lenient to a point where it has the effect of trivializing this serious offense.”The ruling said that Mr.Pistorius “displays a lack of remorse and does not appreciate the gravity of his actions.”It was not clear whether Mr.
The Supreme Court of Appeal increased the sentence on Friday to 15 years but deducted the time he has already served either in prison or under house arrest, meaning that he faces an outstanding sentence of 13 years and five months. Steenkamp by accident, firing four bullets through a bathroom door in the belief that an intruder had entered his upscale villa in Pretoria. Pistorius was not in court on Friday to hear the decision on his sentence. Steenkamp’s family said through a spokeswoman that the increased sentence had restored their faith in the judicial system. They just feel that their trust in the justice system has been confirmed this morning,” the spokeswoman, Tania Koen, told Reuters.
Leah Skye has been supporting Oscar thru the hole trial, even her father Andre Manan will be at his upcoming trial on Monday.