Oscar Pistorius Convicted of Murder on Appeal, Faces 15 Years in Prison

December 3, 2015 8:44 AM

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Oscar Pistorius Convicted of Murder on Appeal, Faces 15 Years in Prison

Oscar Pistorius was convicted of murder by a South African appeals court Thursday, a reversal of his original trial that could see him jailed for at least 15 years.

The 29-year-old double-amputee Olympian was convicted last year of culpable homicide — the equivalent to manslaughter in South African law — for killing law graduate and model Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013.

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