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Oscar Pistorius Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius and the late Reeva Steenkamp 

RTÉ reports:

Oscar Pistorius has been convicted of the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Culpable homicide is South Africa’s equivalent to manslaughter. The Olympic and Paralympic track star could face anything from a suspended sentence to 15 years in jail.

Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide (RTÉ)

Pic: The Guardian


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Well that’s all right then.

Paddy Power Offers Odds on Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial (International Business Times)

(Pic via Mark Little)


Spotting the similar spirit of jaunty gratuitousness elsewhere, Gallantman addz:

This disturbingly laid out Sunday Times collage..