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Oscar Pistorius jailed for six years for murdering Reeva Steenkamp

South African paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison 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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Pistorius arrives at court for sentencing

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Oscar Pistorius has arrived at court for his sentencing hearing over the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Dressed in a dark suit, the South African paralympic gold medalist arrived at the South African court room flanked by police.

ITV News Africa correspondent John Ray tweeted an image of Pistorius' arrival:

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