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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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Prosecutor: Irrelevant whether Pistorius thought Reeva was intruder

The state prosecutor, talking at Oscar Pistorius' sentencing hearing has said that it does not matter whether he thought that Reeva or an intruder was in the bathroom.

Pistorius went to the bathroom and fired four shots, he said.

Not knowing who was behind the door when firing those shots cannot be a mitigating factor in the case, unless the life of an intruder is less important than Reeva's life, he argued.

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