Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic Fame to Jail

South African police arrested Oscar Pistorius, a Paralympic and Olympic sprinter nicknamed the "Blade Runner", for the killing of Reeva Steenkamp, shot four times with one of his guns at his Pretoria house. On October 21, Judge Thokozile Masipa sentenced Pistorius to a maximum of five years in jail, the fallen sprinter is taken to Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru prison.

updated: October 21, 2014 17:55 IST
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Oscar Pistorius being transported to prison after his sentencing.


Pretoria: South African amputee sprinting star Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prisonon Tuesday for killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.

Here is a snapshot of the events that began on a fateful Valentine's Day:


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