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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 sentencing hearing gets under way

Oscar Pistorius' sentencing hearing has begun.

Judge Thokozile Masipa began by reviewing the evidence she had to consider, and will consider Pistorius' mitigation submissions.

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