Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal

October 24, 2014 10:38 AM

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STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal.

Pistorius started serving a five-year prison sentence on Tuesday after he was acquitted of murder by a judge and found guilty of a lesser charge of culpable homicide, or manslaughter, for shooting Reeva Steenkamp through a toilet door. The Olympic runner is eligible for release after 10 months and w...

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