Oscar Pistorius Released on Bail After Murder Conviction in Death of Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

December 8, 2015 12:50 PM

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Oscar Pistorius Released on Bail After Murder Conviction in Death of Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

A South African judge on Tuesday released Oscar Pistorius on bail, allowing him to remain under house arrest while he awaits sentencing for the murder of girlfriendReeva Steenkamp, according to multiple reports.

The release comes less than a week after South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal convicted the former Olympian of murder, overturning a lower court's conviction of manslaughter in the 2013 death of Steenkamp.

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