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Prison sentence more than doubled for Oscar Pistorious

Prison sentence more than doubled for Oscar Pistorious

Oscar Pistorius has had his sentence increased from six years to 13 years and five months for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. That likely ends what was a long judicial saga.

'We have all suffered incomprehensible loss. According to the MailOnline, Reeva's sister Simone Cowburn was in tears when she was informed of the verdict, and a spokesperson for Reeva's family has said that the ruling "verified there was justice".

"They feel there has been justice for Reeva", Koen said.

The runner claimed he mistook 29-year-old Ms Steenkamp for an intruder when he fired four bullets through the bathroom door in the early hours of 14 February 2013.

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December 8: Pistorius is released on bail pending sentencing, and remains under house arrest. The judicial process that seemingly ended on Friday was a long one.

Judge Thokozile Masipa initially ruled the state had failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the double amputee was guilty of premeditated murder, but may still be guilty of culpable homicide - equivalent to the United Kingdom law of manslaughter.

December 3: The Supreme Court of Appeal convicts him of murder, saying his testimony was "vacillating and untruthful".

His conviction was then overturned in favour of murder following an appeal, and he was sentenced to six years. Masipa was also the judge who handed down the original manslaughter sentence. That means that from Friday he has 13 years and five months.

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"This court determined the respondent, Mr Pistorius, should have been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment but took into account the sentence he served prior to being sentenced on 6 July 2015". The five-judge panel made a decision to reinstate that minimum sentence, save for the time that Pistorius has already served.

They noted he had apologized to Steenkamp's family, but that did not fulfill the court's requirements.

Du Toit said Oscar would spend more than six years in jail before he is eligible for parole.

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