Oscar Pistorius will stay behind bars for the foreseeable future … the previous Olympic sprinter and convicted killer was denied parole in South Africa on Friday.
Pistorius had hoped to get an early launch this week … after he served greater than half of the 13-year, 5-month sentence that he was given for capturing and killing his girlfriend, 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp, in 2013.
However, on the proceedings in Pretoria, officers mentioned he had really not served the minimal requirement to get parole. Officers mentioned there was some type of miscalculation of when his formal sentencing really started, and the listening to would must be pushed.
Pistorius now should wait till August 2024 to reapply for the early launch.
Steenkamp’s dad and mom attended the listening to to argue Pistorius ought to stay in jail. In keeping with Sky Information, Steenkamp’s mother, June, advised reporters outdoors of the venue that she believed the 36-year-old was not remorseful for his actions.
She added that she did not consider he was rehabilitated both.
The Steenkamps have repeatedly mentioned he belongs behind bars for all times.
For his half, Pistorius, a double-amputee nicknamed “Blade Runner,” has claimed he by no means meant to shoot his associate … saying he thought she was an intruder.
Pistorius was finally convicted of manslaughter, a cost that was later upgraded to homicide.