Parole Suspended For Oscar Pistorius After Only 10 Months Served For Killing Girlfriend
The South African track star and Paralympian, who was found guilty of culpable homicide for the 2013 killing of his girlfriend, had been due to begin house arrest on Friday, after serving just 10 months in prison.
Reeva Steenkamp's Family "Shocked" At Pistorius Release Recommendation
On Monday, South African prison officials said the double amputee Olympic athlete — who was sentenced to five years in jail for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp — should be moved to house arrest after serving one-sixth of his sentence.
As It Happened: Oscar Pistorius Given Five Years In Prison
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 Bionic Olympian Meets A Little Girl Who Lost Her Hands And Feet
5-year-old Ellie May Challis lost her hands and lower legs to meningitis. She is the youngest person on the planet to be fitted with the same "flex-foot" prosthetics that South Africa's Oscar Pistorius used to become the first double amputee sprinter to compete in the Olympics.