Mother and cousin of the late Reeva Steenkamp, June Steenkamp, left, and Kim Martin, right, comfort one another in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Alon Skuy, Pool)
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Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide Friday for shooting his lover Reeva Steenkamp, but walked free on bail ahead of what could still be a stiff prison sentence.Pistorius stared straight ahead as the conviction was read, showing little emotion.Culpable homicide carries no mandatory sentence under South African law.But Masipa – who has a reputation for handing out stiff sentences – could decide to fine Pistorius or put him behind bars for more than a decade.Lawyers and crime-weary South Africans voiced surprise and even anger that Pistorius had been found not guilty of murder.
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