Oscar Pistorius arrives in court for sentencing

2016-07-06 09:38
Oscar Pistorius (File. Karabo Ngoepe, News24)

Oscar Pistorius (File. Karabo Ngoepe, News24)

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2016-07-06 09:20

The Pretoria High Court will finally hand down sentencing on Wednesday to blade-runner Oscar Pistorius for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013. Here's a timeline of events thus far, explained in handy sketches. Watch. WATCH

Pretoria – Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius hugged several members of his legal team and his father after he walked into court GD of the High Court in Pretoria shortly after 09:00 on Wednesday morning.

He appeared more relaxed than at his last appearance last month. After he stepped into the dock he stood talking with several people. He even managed a weak smile on one or two occasions.

The parents of murdered Chanelle Henning, Ivan and Sharon Saincic, were also in court. They sat in the front row of the public gallery, in front of the Steenkamp family.

Pistorius will be sentenced for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Proceedings started at 09:30.

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