Oscar Pistorius sentenced to up to 5 years in prison

October 22, 2014

After a 7-month trial, former Paralympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday recieved up to five years in prison for the culpable homocide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Both sides seemed satisfied with the decision, which Judge Thokozile Masipa described as a "delicate balance between the crime, the criminal and the interest of society."