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Oscar Pistorius could be released from prison in August

Oscar Pistorius could be released from prison in August

Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympic sprinter convicted of manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend, could be released from prison in August after serving 10 months of a five-year sentence. South Africa’s Parole Board last week heard a recommendation from the Department of Correctional Services that Pistorius should be placed under correctional supervision at his home from Aug. 21, local media reported Monday. His release would be contingent on his continued good behavior during his remaining time in jail. Pistorius admitted to shooting Reeva Steenkamp through a toilet cubicle door in his bathroom on Valentine's Day in 2013, but prosecutors failed to convince the...

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