A South African court is deciding on the sentence for the former Olympic athlete. He killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in 2013. Pistorius appeared in the courtroom without his prosthetic legs as part of his lawyers' final plea for leniency.
South African prosecutors want a harsher prison sentence for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend in 2013. They have called his current six-year sentence "shockingly" lenient.
A Pretoria court has sentenced South African athlete Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend in 2013. This verdict comes after an earlier sentence of manslaughter was overturned.
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.
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