LIVE: Oscar Pistorius sentencing

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South Africa's former Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius will return to the high court in Pretoria today where he will be sentenced for murdering his model girlfriend three years ago.

Today is D-Day for Pistorius, who will be re-sentenced in the High Court in Pretoria – this time for the 2013 murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

A murder conviction carries a minimum sentence of fifteen years, unless there are substantial and compelling circumstances to impose a lesser sentence.

Pistorius was convicted of murder for fatally shooting Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day, 2013. Believing she was an intruder, Pistorius claims he made a mistake when he shot his model girfriend four times through the locked toilet door of his en-suite bathroom at his Pretoria home.

Judge Thokozile Masipa, who presided over the original trial, will re-sentence Pistorius on today.

Follow the sentancing procedures live below.


Oscar Pistorius enters the court room

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