Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison

Oscar Pistorius cries in the dock in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 as Judge Thokozile Masipa reads notes as she delivers her verdict in Pistorius' murder trial. The verdict is expected to take hours and possibly two days to present. She will decide with the help of two legal assessors if Pistorius is guilty of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. (AP Photo/Kim Ludbrook, Pool)

(WIAT) — Former Olympian Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to six year in prison. It follows the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide back in September 2014, but an appeals court overturned the verdict last year. His attorneys are expected to appeal today’s decision.

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