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Oscar Pistorius Found Quilty Of Manslaughter For Death of His Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius guilty of manslaughter, Friday, Sept. 12, for the death of his girlfriend in 2013 South African Paralympic champion “acted negligently when he shot through the bathroom door knowing that there was someone behind, “said the judge from the court in Pretoria.

His sentence will only be known in a few weeks but he faces up to fifteen years in prison.

The 27-year-old held primarily for the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was acquitted on two other facts, joined to the proceedings: a shot taken from his car and possession of ammunition without a license. It has however been found guilty of a shot fired at a restaurant.

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Oscar Pistorius Quilty Of Manslaughter

Thursday, Judge Thokozile Masipa caused a stir by saying in a highly contested its first verdict, Oscar Pistorius could not be convicted of murder and premeditation part. The trial was then adjourned.

Oscar Pistorius has always maintained that he believed in a burglary, and have fired at an attacker assumed through the closed door of his toilet without seeing his victim. Contested by the prosecution, which rested on the testimony of neighbors awakened by screams, but did not see release.

He faces up to fifteen years in prison. His sentence will depend on the discretion of the judge who will not say anything until three or four weeks, according to the South African Criminal Procedure, which provides another mini-trial before sentencing.

VERDICT A CONTESTED

Oscar Pistorius, held primarily for the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was acquitted on two other facts, joined to the proceedings: a shot taken from his car and possession of ammunition without a license. It has however been found guilty of a shot fired at a restaurant.

Thursday, Judge Thokozile Masipa caused a stir by saying in a highly contested its first verdict, Oscar Pistorius could not be convicted of murder and premeditation part. The trial was then adjourned.

Oscar Pistorius has always maintained that he believed in a burglary, and have fired at an attacker assumed through the closed door of his toilet without seeing his victim. Contested by the prosecution, which rested on the testimony of neighbors awakened by screams, but did not see release.

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