Oscar Pistorius sentencing live on BBC News, Sky News (TV/Online)

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Posted by TV Newsroom on Monday 13 October 2014

The sentencing of Oscar Pistorius begins this morning!

The 27-year-old could be imprisoned for up to 15 years, or could go free with a community order.

The athlete was cleared of murdering his 29-year-old girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in a Valentine’s Day shooting at his home, but was convicted of the lesser charge of culpable homicide.

Judge Thokozile Masipa said prosecutors had failed to prove Pistorius’ intent to kill when he fired four 9mm rounds through the toilet door, in what he said was the mistaken belief an intruder was hiding behind it.

Masipa is likely to hear arguments from prosecution and defence before making her ruling.

Live TV Coverage

The BBC News and Sky News will be live from Pretoria, South Africa from 8am this morning.

Karin Giannone will front BBC News Channel’s coverage, while Jeremy Thompson anchors Sky News’ coverage.

Viewers can watch the BBC News channel online via the BBC iPlayer or below via Sky News

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