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Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced for murder on July 6

South African paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced on July 6 for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.

The double-amputee's manslaughter conviction was overturned last year by an appeals court, which convicted Pistorius of the more serious charge of murder.

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Reeva's father 'didn't know' about relationship

Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp pictured in Johannesburg in March 2013. Credit: PA

Barry Steenkamp has told a court in South Africa he "didn't know" about his daughter's relationship with Oscar Pistorius.

"I didn't know about it, no," he said.

"I don't think the time was right for her to tell me, otherwise she would have told me."

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