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Oscar Pistorius

Social worker recommends house arrest

13 Oct, 2014

A court-appointed prison social worker says Pistorius’ punishment for culpable homicide should include three years of house arrest. The recommendation was given at the sentencing hearing. Also speaking at the hearing, Pistorius’ therapist says the athlete is traumatized by Steenkamp’s death, describing signs of post-traumatic stress during their sessions. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel calls the punishment

shockingly inappropriate