Oscar Pistorius Out Of Prison A Day Early
Olympic athlete and convicted killer Oscar Pistorius was released from prison. He'll serve the rest of his five-year sentence on house arrest.By Katie Link | October 19, 2015
Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympic athlete convicted of killing his girlfriend, has been released from prison on house arrest.
His release Monday comes a day earlier than expected. Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide, or manslaughter, in September of last year. He shot model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a locked bathroom door. He claims he thought she was an intruder. (Video via Sky News)
The athlete spent less than a year in prison. BBC News reports he will serve the rest of his five-year sentence at his uncle's home in Pretoria.