Monthly Archives: September, 2014

Oscar Pistorius gets manslaughter thanks to public relations

Oscar Pistorius, the disabled track star who once commanded stellar heights of international competition at the Paralympic and Olympic Games, was found guilty on Friday of culpable homicide, equivalent to manslaughter, after being acquitted of murder charges for killing his girlfriend.”

It is being reported today in the news that Oscar Pistorius has been given a lenient sentence of manslaughter or ‘culpable homicide’ in a South African court for shooting and killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He murdered her on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2013. Pistorius claims that he thought she was an intruder as he fired multiple shots into the bathroom where she hid.

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