Daily Archives: August 26th, 2016

Prosecutors denied chance to appeal Oscar Pistorius’s six year sentence


It is being reported on August 26, 2016 that a judge has rejected prosecutors request to appeal the six-year-sentence for murder given paralympian Oscar Pistorius earlier this year.

Many felt that the sentence Pistorius received for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day in 2013, was not punishment enough.  Many trial watchers expected the double amputee ex-Olympic runner to receive at least ten years for the murder.

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