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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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State prosecutor asks to lift ban on Reeva photos

Gerrie Nel, state prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius sentencing trial, has said that he wants the court to lift the ban on showing the photos of Reeva Steenkamp after she was killed by the athlete.

His comments come shortly after Pistorius' defence lawyer asked him to remove his prosthetics and show the court what he looked like on his stumps.

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