Oscar Pistorius to Be Released This Summer
He’s heading home but will soon be back in court. The South African Olympian jailed for five years in 2014 for the culpable homicide of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp is due to be released by August 21. The runner and double amputee shot Steenkamp through a locked bathroom door and said he believed her to be an intruder. He’s eligible for release with “correctional supervision,” having served a sixth of his sentence. But he faces a state appeal against his acquittal in November and several years behind bars if convicted.