South African police replaced the lead detective on the Oscar Pistorius case on Thursday, after it emerged that the initial investigator faced attempted murder charges. Pistorius is charged with murdering his girlfriend.
A South African judge has dismissed a prosecution appeal to lengthen Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence. The Olympic sprinter shot his girlfriend dead in 2013.
South African prosecutors plan to push for a longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius, saying his six-year prison term was "shockingly too lenient." Many demand the standard 15-year sentence in the high-profile case.
Jailed South African Oscar Pistorius has been treated in hospital for minor wrist injuries. The athlete, who is serving a six-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, denies he had tried to kill himself.
South African Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius faces at least 15 years in jail for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The athlete has no legal right to appeal the sentence.
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