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    Pistorius to be Released Next Week

    Nobody expected this development. Though Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years behind bars last year, and a release to house arrest scheduled for August was actually canceled when his case was referred back to his parole board, the board has decided to free him to “correctional supervision.” The Paralympian was convicted of a charge equivalent to manslaughter for killing his girlfriend, who he claimed to have mistaken for a home invader. Now the prosecuting team is expected to prepare for a November 3rd appeal to the South African Supreme Court that could earn Pistorius a new sentence.  

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