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August 10, 2022

The Steve Jones Show:

Pistorius 6 Years For Murdering Girlfriend

CBSNews.com/PRETORIA, South Africa — A South African judge sentenced¬†Oscar Pistorius¬†to six years in prison for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in his home on Valentine’s Day 2013. The double-amputee former Paralympian and Olympian hugged family as he arrived at the Pretoria courtroom and then sat stoically as Judge Thokozile Masipa explained the background to her decision before announcing the sentence. “I am of the view that a long term of imprisonment will not serve justice in this matter” said Masipa just before handing down the six-year sentence. She noted that Pistorius was a first time offender, and that he is…