Oscar Pistorius has met the father of his late partner Reeva Steenkamp as the South African athlete seeks parole nine years after killing her.The Paralympic gold medallist was jailed after shooting at the 29-year-old model four times through a locked bathroom door at his home in Pretoria, in the early hours of Valentine’s Day in 2013.He insisted that he had believed her to be an intruder, and was initially found guilty of culpable homicide – a charge similar to manslaughter. But in 2015 the ruling was upgraded to murder by South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal, and his prison...
Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has been transferred to a prison closer to the parents of Reeva Steenkamp, whom he shot to death in 2013, to allow for a face-to-face meeting as part of his parole process. Pistorius, the former South Africa Olympian and Paralympian, has served half of his 15-year...
Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympic sprinter who made global headlines after killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in 2013, may soon be paroled from prison. The now-34-year-old Pistorius has served half his sentence, making him automatically eligible for parole under South African law. But, as Debora Patta reports, he will first have to come face to face with his victim’s family.
Exclusive clip from Religion of Sports’ “False Idol” shows what Reeva Steenkamp told family and friends about Oscar Pistorius
Religion of Sports, the Gotham Chopra/Tom Brady/Michael Strahan sports media company, has been putting a fair amount of emphasis on their podcasts lately. One of their latest ones is False Idol, hosted by Tim Rohan (a senior writer with Religion of Sport, also known for past work with The New York Times and with Sports Illustrated). False Idol is a seven-part narrative podcast looking at Oscar Pistorius and his 2013 killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. (Pistorius claimed he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder, but he was initially found guilty of culpable homicide, and later found guilty of murder.)