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Olympian Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty Of Culpable Homicide

Oscar Pistorius

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge has declared Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murder and premeditated murder in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

The double-amputee Olympic runner was convicted today of the lesser charge of culpable homicide, or negligent killing.

The sentence can range from a suspended sentence and a fine to up to 15 years in prison. The judge allowed Pistorius to remain on bail ahead of setencing on October 13th.

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