Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years for the manslaughter of Reeva Steenkamp. It is understood the athlete will spend some of his term under house arrest. He was also handed a suspended three-year sentence for firearms offences.
Oscar Pistorius' uncle has said that he accepts the runner's prison sentence, adding that his nephew will "will accept this opportunity to pay back to society".
He added that he hoped Oscar would "begin his own healing process".
"As a family we are ready to help and guide Oscar as he serves his sentence," he added.
Oscar Pistorius has left the court house in Pretoria to begin his prison sentence.
He was led into an armoured police vehicle by officers and driven away.
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A spokesman for South Africa's state prosecuting authority said a decision had not been made on whether to appeal against the athlete's conviction for culpable homicide.
Nathi Mncube said he expects a decision withing 14 days.
June Steenkamp said she thought justice had been served, and that she was happy that Oscar Pistorius is "going to pay something" for killing her daughter Reeva, even if he does not complete the full five years of his jail sentence.
A state prosecutor has said that Oscar Pistorius is likely to serve one third of his five-year sentence behind the bars.
South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority has said it hopes the public will be satisfied with Oscar Pistorius' sentence.
Oscar Pistorius' defence lawyer has told Sky News that the athlete is expected to serve just 10 months of his five-year sentence in prison, with the rest under house arrest.
A five-year jail term for South African track star Oscar Pistorius was "the right sentence," Dup De Bruyn, the lawyer for the family of his slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp said on Tuesday, adding that "justice was served".
Watch Oscar Pistorius' reaction as he is sentenced to five years in prison by Judge Thokozile Masipa.