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Oscar Pistorius Starting 5 Year Prison Term

Oscar Pistorius, center, is led out of court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.  Pistorius received a five-year prison sentence for culpable homicide by judge Thokozile Masipais for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Oscar Pistorius, center, is led out of court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Pistorius received a five-year prison sentence for culpable homicide by judge Thokozile Masipais for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

PRETORIA, South Africa—Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. A...




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