The state asked a judge to allow an appeal against the athlete’s acquittal for murder and the “shockingly inappropriate” five-year sentence handed to him in October. Updated: Judge Thokozile Masipa granted their request Wednesday.
“He was direct messaging me during the case. It’s weird, isn’t it?”
Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison last week for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
The athlete was found guilty of culpable homicide, after shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The athlete was sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The Olympian and Paralympian was also handed a three-year sentence for a gun charge, but it was suspended and he won’t have to serve it.
The athlete could face 15 years in jail. He will be sentenced on Oct. 13.
This is the first time he’s spoken on social media since the anniversary of Reeva Steenkamp’s death, his former girlfriend who he is accused of shooting to death.
The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius resumed after a monthlong recess while Pistorius underwent psychological evaluation.
The Paralympian’s murder trial will resume on June 30.
“This isn’t about a matter of convenience, but if justice has been served.”
Oscar Pistorius, who is on trial for allegedly murdering his girlfriend, suffers from “increased stress.” South African prosecutors called for the athlete to be placed under observation.
The Paralympic athlete is charged with murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
According to a police expert’s testimony on Wednesday, it appears that Oscar Pistorius was not wearing his prosthetic legs when he broke down a bathroom door with a cricket bat.
The “graphic” details of Reeva Steenkamp’s post-mortem examination became too much for Pistorius on sixth day of the trial.
A mistake at the worst possible time.
Day two of Reeva Steenkamp’s murder trial was interrupted when witness Michelle Burger’s photo was broadcast by a South African TV channel.
On the first day of the trial, the court heard witness testimony from Pistorius’ neighbor stating she heard “terrible screams” the night of Reeva Steenkamp’s murder.
In a message on his website Pistorius has called Steenkamp’s death a “devastating accident.”
Pistorius is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day in 2013. The trial is being held in Pretoria, South Africa.
London 2012, one year on.
Every March, England holds the world’s biggest fake ad contest — the Chip Shop Awards. And drunken British Mad Men and Women respond with their best work.
Nike. And more specifically, Nike’s legend-making machine.
“The accused has made a case to be released on bail,” Magistrate Desmond Nair said during a bail hearing in South Africa.
The one person you’ve been waiting to hear from in this case finally speaks out.
Lead investigator, Detective Hilton Botha, faces seven counts of attempted murder in South Africa.
Shocking witness reports, “herbal remedies,” and empty bladders. Dispatches from Pistorius’ bail hearing.
As news broke that Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius was charged with murder, American TV news producers and anchors did their best to get the facts (and everything else) right. Few (including Brian Williams) succeeded.
The double-amputee Olympic hero faces charges of premeditated murder for shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. In court Tuesday, Pistorius’ lawyer read his affidavit. This is the full text.
Oscar Pistorius was charged Tuesday in South Africa of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
A twisted story gets even bleaker.