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14/02/2014 Pistorius shoots and kills Steenkamp at his Pretoria home

Oscar Pistorius shot Reeva Steenkamp four times through the locked door of his toilet while she was staying in his home. According to Pistorius, he shot Steenkamp believing she was an intruder. Pistorius was arrested and charged with murder. Judge Masipa sentenced him to six years in prison for murder, despite there being a minimum sentence of 15 years in South Africa.


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