Oscar Pistorius found guilty in murder case

A South African judge on Friday found Olympic and paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the Valentine’s Day shooting last year of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

As Pistorius stood impassively in the dock with his hands folded in front of him, Judge Thokozile Masipa read out her verdict, which could carry a sentence of up to 15 years in prison.

South African Judge Thokozile Masipa on Friday also cleared him of firing a pistol through the sunroof of a car, one of the charges the Olympic athlete faced in addition to the murder of Steenkamp

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