The decision on how long Oscar Pistorius will serve in prison for the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has been made. Pistorius will serve five years.

Pistorius killed Steenkamp by shooting her through a bathroom door. Pistorius claims that he thought he was about to be attacked by an intruder in February 2013.

According to ESPN, Pistorius will immediately start his five year sentence but will also have the opportunity to be released on house arrest following ten months.

ESPN also reports that Pistorius will serve the term in the hospital or high security wing of Kgosi Mampuru II prison.

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