Blade runner, Oscar Pistorius has been found not guilty of murder. Pistorius was cleared of the premeditated murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp by Judge Thokozile Masipa Matilda on thursday but the final decision on the case was held over until Friday when the verdict on culpable homicide will be delivered.(continue)
If convicted of culpable homicide, the negligent unlawful killing of a person, the 27-year-old could avoid going to prison but it’s up to judge Masipa.Giving her reason for acquitting him of murder, Judge Masipa said Pistorius “acted too hastily and used excessive force” when he fired four times into the door of a toilet stall in his apartment, killing Reeva Steenkamp, 29.
“It is clear that his conduct was negligent,”.