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Category Archives: Murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius to return to prison

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It is being reported on March 3, 2016 that the Constitutional Court in South Africa has rejected Oscar Pistorius’s appeal against his murder conviction. “”We can confirm that Oscar Pistorius’ leave to appeal has been denied,” National Prosecuting Authority spokesman Luvuyo Mfaku told Reuters.”  The double-amputee Olympian now faces at least 15 years in jail — a new sentence will be handed down on April 18, 2016.

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PODCAST: Crime author Lisa Wilson talks about Oscar Pistorius latest verdict and meeting Reeva’s parents

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Crime author Lisa Wilson discusses her recent trip to South Africa. She was present in court when Oscar Pistorius’s coviction was upgraded to murder. She and her co-author Nick van der Leek also met with Reeva Steenkamp’s parents.

Lisa talks about all of this as well as being attacked by a swarm of bees and having her car break down within feet of a pride of lions!

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Oscar Pistorius found guilty of murder

South Africa’s top appeals court has upgraded Oscar Pistorius’s conviction from ‘culpable homicide’ or manslaughter to murder today for the death of Reeva Steenkamp.  Pistorius shot and killed Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day in 2013.  In October 2014 Pistorius was found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to five years.

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Oscar Pistorius back in court

It is being reported on November 3, 2015 that the Oscar Pistorius appeals trial began in Bloemfontein, South Africa.  Pistorius was found guilty of manslaughter or culpable homicide in October 2014.  He was sentenced to five years and released into house arrest last month after 12 months in prison.

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Oscar Pistorius gets surprise release into house arrest

It is being reported on October 20, 2015 that Oscar Pistorius is scheduled to be released from prison next Tuesday. He will begin house arrest on October 20, 2015. A South African parole board decided to release Pistorius one year into his five year sentence for murdering Reeva Steenkamp.

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House arrest denied to Oscar Pistorius

 

It is being reported on October 6, 2015 that the South African courts have denied Oscar Pistorius’s petition to move out of prison and into house arrest for the remainder of his sentence.

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Oscar Pistorius parole hearing on Sept 18

It is being reported on August 27, 2015 that the South African parole board which decides when Oscar Pistorius can be released, will meet to decide on September 18, 2015.

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Interview with authors of book ‘Fugitive’ – Oscar Pistorius

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Lisa Wilson and Nick van der Leek’s latest book about Oscar Pistorius is called Fugitive.  Their ninth book about the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.  Delving into Pistorius’s life, Wilson and van der Leek reveal what Oscar may be running from.   What really happened the night he shot Reeva to death and why.

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