24 November 2023 - Oscar Pistorius granted parole 10 years after murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
Oscar Pistorius to be released on parole in January - nearly 11 years after murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
(Sky News, 24/11/2023)
Former Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison in January, nearly 11 years after murdering his girlfriend.
Pistorius shot Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013 at his home in Pretoria, South Africa.
June Steenkamp: Pistorius has 'not been rehabilitated'
The mother of Reeva Steenkamp, who was murdered by Oscar Pistorius a decade ago, said the South African Paralympic champion has "not been rehabilitated".
"Rehabilitation requires someone to engage honestly, with the full truth of his crime and the consequences thereof.
Oscar Pistorius granted parole and will be released from prison in January
Agencies (The Guardian, 24/11/2023)
South Africa’s former Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who was jailed in 2014 for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, will be released on 5 January after being granted parole, authorities have said.
Oscar Pistorius: from 'Blade Runner' hero to convicted murderer
Nellie Peyton and Bhargav Acharya (Reuters, 24/11/2023)
Oscar Pistorius, known as the "Blade Runner" for his carbon-fibre prosthetic legs, on Friday was granted parole in January after he sought early release from prison where he is serving a more than 13-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.