Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
Posted on Tue Oct 21, 2014 at 07:06:00 AM EST
Tags: Oscar Pistorius (all tags)
Update: The judge sentenced Oscar to five years in prison on the culpable homicide charge and imposed a three year suspended sentence on the firearm count. The sentences will run concurrently. He was taken into custody. Neither side indicated they were going to appeal, and there was no mention of bail pending appeal or a delay to put his affairs in order. Oscar sat by himself throughout the sentencing, and did not display any emotion at the sentence. I didn't see any interaction between Oscar and his lawyer during the proceeding or after.
A summary of the judge's reasoning is below (from my notes this time, not tweets.)[More...]
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