Oscar Pistorius to Return to Prison After Appeals Court Finds Athlete Guilty

“As a result of the errors of law referred to and on a proper appraisal of the facts, he ought to have been convicted not of culpable homicide on that count, but of murder”. Oscar Pistorius’ legal team has 10 working days to lodge an appeal after a court ruling found the South African Paralympian guilty of murdering his girlfriend. MUJAHID SAFODIEN/AFP/Getty Images Inmates sit on the window of their cells in the Kgosi Mampuru II Prison, where Pistorius spent part of his sentence. The athlete left jail on parole in October and is meant to serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest, but the Supreme Court of Appeals could now overrule the original verdict and find him guilty of murder or order a retrial. The appeal that landed Pistorius back in prison is as seemingly complicated as the case itself. Pistorius, 29, killed Steenkamp in the early morning of Valentine’s Day. Financial Spots

Source: http://financialspots.com/2015/12/05/oscar-pistorius-to-return-to-prison-after-appeals-court/

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